Lay interlocked cardboard boxes on your grass and spread mulch over the top. Wet it down to compact the layers and say goodbye to your grass. (Works much better than newspaper!)

Lay interlocked cardboard boxes on your grass and spread mulch over the top. Wet it down to compact the layers and say goodbye to your grass.

Gardening, Garden, Yard Landscaping, Urban Homesteading, Horticulture

Gardening, Garden, Yard Landscaping, Urban Homesteading, Horticulture

Best Ground Cover Plants (Instead of Lawn)

Using Lawn Substitutes For Your Yard

Whatever your reasons are for wanting to replace your lawn's grass with something else, you have many options when looking at lawn substitutes. Learn more about them in this article.

Complete Step by Step Guide for Lasagna Gardening – Sunday Gardener

Complete Step by Step Guide for Lasagna Gardening – Sunday Gardener

No till gardening...layer wet newspaper over your grass.  Then, a layer of mulch.  Then, a soil bed on top for all for favorite veggies

No till gardening.thick layer wet newspaper over your grass. Then, a layer of mulch. Then, soil rich with compost and organic matter on top for all for favorite veggies. This is the way I created all my beds and love it!

Baby Food Jar Herb Garden - 10 amazing uses for baby food jars

Indoor herb garden in baby food jars. Now, I can finally find one use for all those jars I didn't have the heart to throw out.

Building a Flower Bed without Digging. Once you layer cardboard, newsprint, and compost on top of the turf, and wait several months, the turf decomposes into 6 to 8 inches of topsoil. Build the bed at the beginning of one season and it should be ready for planting by the next season. For example, pile up the layers in early spring; the ground will be plantable by summer. No digging; no sweat.

Building a Flowerbed Without Digging

Spread a to layer of compost on top of the paper. If you don't make your own compost, find a municipal source, or substitute half commercial topsoil or potting soil and half composted manure. Now let the weather and earthworms do the work, de

Created a no weeding required flower bed.  I took 3' long boards and nailed those boards to a 3' x 3' square of concrete board.  Placed the new flower bed (box) in the yard with the concrete board on the grass,  filled with soil, added my plants, and decor.

Created a no weeding required flower bed. I took long boards and nailed those boards to a x square of concrete board. Placed the new flower bed (box) in the yard with the concrete board on the grass, filled with soil, added my plants, and decor.

Here’s our FAVORITE dirty little secret:  cardboard is an AWESOME eco-friendly WEED barrier! Simply lay and spread mulch on top! As the cardboard and mulch decomposes, they add nutrients to your soil! Try it this season, you’ll be GLAD you did!  May all your GARDENS grow! ✿✿✿

Here’s our FAVORITE dirty little secret: cardboard is an AWESOME eco-friendly WEED barrier! Simply lay and spread mulch on top! As the cardboard and mulch decomposes, they add nutrients to your soil! Try it this season, you’ll be GLAD you did!

Use wet newspapers to eliminate weeds, plus tons of other home remedy tips/tricks.

The Fun Cheap or Free Queen: Tons of home remedy tips and tricks

Finding Free Mulch.....and other tips for landscaping on the cheap (or free!)

Landscaping On the Cheap (or Free) -

Finding Free Mulch- we have a tree cutting plant 15 kinutes down the road. maybe i should give them a call monday.

Really great idea for saving water!  Rain water is better to water flower beds with, so this is an awesome idea. I saw this on a show not too long ago. You can hook up your hose and water your garden too.

Love my rain barrels may get more! Really great idea for saving water! Rain water is better to water flower beds with, so this is an awesome idea. I saw this on a show not too long ago. You can hook up your hose and water your garden too.

17 Easy and Cheap Curb Appeal Ideas Anyone Can Do....

Love the copper pot. Keep your hose hidden in a hose pot! ~ 17 Impressive Curb Appeal Ideas (cheap and easy!

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