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.

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.

Cover a toilet paper tube in peanut butter and roll in bird seed.  Then just slide it on a branch.

Cover a toilet paper tube in peanut butter and roll in bird seed. Then just slide it on a branch.

Making A Dry Creek Bed Drainage Canal for Downspouts. One of the most creative ideas I've seen for this project.

Making A Dry Creek Bed Drainage Canal for Downspouts. One of the most creative ideas I've seen for this project.

Time to start planting again.... will be doing this instead of traditional in the ground garden :)

Time to start planting again.... will be doing this instead of traditional in the ground garden :)

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