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@Travis Holding The newspaper will prevent any grass and weed seeds from germinating, but unlike fabric, it will decompose after about 18 months. By that time, any grass and weed seeds that were present in the soil on planting will be dead.  It’s green, it’s cheaper than fabric, and when you decide to remove or redesign the bed later on, you will not have the headache you would with fabric.

weed prevention for two years: newspaper will prevent any grass/weed seeds from germinating, but unlike fabric, it will decompose after ~ 18 months. By that time, any grass/weed seeds that were present in the soil on planting will be dead.

13 Awesome Outdoor Bench Projects, Ideas & Tutorials!

13 Awesome Outdoor Bench Projects

Stacked Planters For Your Home Sweet Home

Great tutorial for a DIY Stacked Planter. Could be cute to have 4 pots, home sweet home and then the house number on the bottom/largest pot.

How to prune basil to have enormous plants..

Can't have enough basil! BASIL PRUNING When you cut the stalk the two nodes at the leaves grow branches. On those branches will be two more leaves. Cut there and you will grow four more and so on till you have a bush big enough to make a gallon of pesto.

Turn old indoor lamp into solar powered outdoor lamp for deck. Shut the front door! Why can't I think of this stuff!

Outdoor solar Lamp - use a landscape light fitted down inside a lamp base.top off with lamp shade for easy outdoor light

Tip - Use Cupcake Liners to keep insects out of your beverages.

cupcake liner cocktail (or any drink)caps from Martha Stewart Living---- might be a cute way to keep the flies away at an outdoor affair

Plant lemon grass in big pots for the patio... it repels mosquitoes and it grows tall---good for privacy too

Plant lemon grass in big pots for the patio… it repels mosquitoes and it grows tall thick providing a lot of privacy. Plant lemon grass in big pots for the…

Adding pavers around a standard concrete walkway can give your entrance a little panache.

Adding pavers around a standard concrete walkway can give your entrance a little something extra. And so much less expensive than redoing the whole thing. This would look great for our front walk way when we do finally get our sidewalk poured.

DIY Tiki Torches • Lots of Ideas and Tutorials! Including from 'my home my style', these sleek, modern looking Copper Patio Torches.

DIY Tiki Torches

DIY Tiki Torches Lots of Ideas and Tutorials! Including from my home my style, these sleek, modern looking Copper Patio Torches.

A bucket table provides a storage space for things you don't want to leave out in the rain, like citronella candles and pillows. | 41 Cheap And Easy Backyard DIYs You Must Do This Summer

bucket table for the deck. this is a genius idea. you can store all the stuff in the table that you don't want to leave out in case it rains (citronella candles, pillows, etc.), then just grab it out whenever.~love the idea and want the rug too!

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