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.

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.

acid stained concrete

How to Acid Stain a Concrete Floor

Acid-stained Concrete Patio -- Looks like copper! My back porch, front porch and basement all need this! Click the pic for a brief how-to video on doing this technique.

too cute. but for $370 i really need to take up carpentry.

What a Neat Idea! A litterbox-proof sandbox for kids! Since the playhouse rolls over the sandbox, cats can't get to it when it's not in use.

Just buy a rubber door mat and spray it any color you want it to be!...I love it

Spray paint a rubber door mat to give your front porch or front door a pop of color.what a cute idea! Red to match the door?

Combo of concrete and stones...great look

if you sprinkle baking soda on the dirt twice a year, nothing will grow there. Sprinkle baking soda twice a year on dirt and nothing with grow there

Arbor made from two old doors. #garden #arbor #trellis #flowers #hanging #flower #basket #garden

Old Door Arbor - What a great idea. Many old doors in the barn. Another project to look forward to.-love this idea

Love this little corner fence garden idea!!!

Corner flower garden - a little fence area like this gives a focal point when you have open acreage and just want a little flower bed

How to build a faux stone walkway for around $40

Create your Own Stone Walkway for less than $40

How to build a faux stone walkway. (I'm so glad I found this b/c my faux stone "forms" didn't come w/instructions--d'oh!

Corner Garden

Before-and-After Garden Makeovers

BEFORE: Unkempt Corner AFTER: Beautiful Backdrop. Hint: Use containers in beds and borders. They're perfect for being able to swap out color in an instant -- and move to fill in any bare spots.

so cute!

DIY Garden Planter & Birds Bath

DIY Garden Planter & Birds Bath I have one of these in plain pots and minus the bird bath.

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