101 GARDENING SECRETS THE EXPERTS WON'T SHARE; If you're looking to learn some gardening secrets including ways to solve problems and stretch garden budgets, you've come to the right place. This page divulges 101 gardening secrets that the pros, retailers and giant chemical corporations don't want you to know. Plus we've thrown in a few extra bonus tips as well.
This really works - we did it for our raised beds and regular garden, no weeds for two years!! 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.
Flowers for beginners - plants that grow themselves! Or just a great list of perennials for those of us that love Peonies, Geraniums, Daylilies, Dianthus, and Black-Eyed Susans. // Great Gardens & Ideas //
I saw this tip in "Country" magazine years ago and use it every year to trap yellow jackets and hornets. I have this one hanging in the grapevine. The yellow jackets like the apple juice better than the grapes. Lures them right in and they can't get out.