Wish I knew this sooner......    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.

Cornmeal - Natural Weed Killer - 9 Ways to a No-Weeds Garden - Bob Vila

9 Natural Ways to Kill Weeds (Without Harming Mother Earth): Did you know that cornmeal is birth control for seeds? Sprinkle it on your garden and it will keep weed seeds from germinating and growing into plants. Of course, cornmeal will keep any seed fro

Weed killer:  1 gallon vinegar, 2 cups epsom salt, 1/4 cup dish soap

Weed killer: 1 gallon vinegar, 2 cups epsom salt, cup dish soap not sure how this is organic unless she uses organic vinegar, organic Epsom salt & organic dishsoap- which I don't think is possible but more or less chemical free.

Homemade Weed Killer 1 gallon of white vinegar, 1/2 cup salt, Liquid dish soap (any brand), Empty spray bottle. Put salt in the empty spray bottle and fill it the rest of the way up with white vinegar. Add a squirt of liquid dish soap. This solution works best if you use it on a hot day. Spray it on the weeds in the morning, and as it heats up it will do its work.  Really?

Homemade Weed Killer 1 gallon of white vinegar, ½ cup salt, Liquid dish soap (any brand), Empty spray bottle. Put salt in the empty spray bottle and fill it the rest of the way up with white vinegar.

Tip for growing squash, Place the seeds AROUND the pot. When you water, you water inthe pot so the water comes out of the drain holes around the bottom for deep root watering

DEEP ROOT WATERING made easy.not just for growing squash ;) Tips for growing squash, Place the seeds AROUND the pot. When you water, you water inthe pot so the water comes out of the drain holes around the bottom for deep root watering.

allows the lawn mower to cut right up to the edge!

Lawn edging idea - It allows the lawn mower to cut right up to the edge! Back yard idea

this is seriously the easiest way to garden. never bend over, great for older people with bad knees, never pull weeds. how to build it and what to plant on link.

raised urban gardens - this is seriously the easiest way to garden. never bend over, great for older people with bad knees, never pull weeds. how to build it and what to plant on link.

Grow your own pineapples!  Start your own pineapples, avocados, sweet potatoes....

Grow your own pineapples! Start your own pineapples, avocados, sweet potatoes. - Grow your own pineapples! Start your own pineapples, avocados, sweet potatoes….

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