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.

Follow this one tip in your garden & get a ton of strawberries!  Also a little strawberry education!

Follow This Tip In Your Garden & Get A Ton Of Organic Strawberries!

So if you want to have a ton of strawberries, You must remove the runners! -- get a ton of strawberries! Also a little strawberry education!

Continuous cilantro production with this method

A Better Way to Grow Cilantro

A better way to grow Cilantro. Try this method for a fast, continuous crop. Wouldn't it be nice to have fresh cilantro growing right outside your kitchen door?

Why a tomato cracks and what to do about it and a lot of other information about caring for tomato plants

Why a tomato cracks and what to do about it and a lot of other information about caring for tomato plants (Really? People have spent time studying tomato cracks?

Daylilies & Hostas - love the simplicity & how lush it looks!

Daylilies and hostas! two hard to kill or in other words, easy to grow plants that make this bed look marvelous! And both plants multiply, too! Daylilies and hostas!

White shade garden >> Beautiful!

White shade garden---hey, Sandy, this is YOUR gate leading to YOUR backyard! It should say: "Sandy's white shade garden"!

lily of the valley

I love my Lily of the Valley.but they are hard to control. Love this idea! Scatter potted plants around the yard! Lily Of The Valley best contained in a pot, but so pretty and fragrant

Container garden

Heliotrope and creeping jenny in pot. Haven't tried these together, but use creeping jenny in my pots and window boxes every year. My favorite color combination for my gardens is deep purple, vibrant pink and bright yellow.

Snapdragons! :)

Chantilly Snapdragons: bronze,light pink and light salmon. Snapdragons ~ I forgot all about these beautiful flowers. We had many colors of snapdragons when I was growing up! What a wonderful memory!

Spilling out from a weathered barrel

How to Create Barrel Planters. Half-barrels have become a decorating staple in yards and flowerbeds across America, regardless of how or what they display. Here is one suggestion of how to make an attractive addition to your yard with a half-barrel.

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