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.

Put newspaper over the dirt pages thick & then cover it with mulch. The newspaper will prevent any grass & weed seeds from germinating, but unlike fabric, it will decompose after about 18 months. By that time, any grass & weed seeds that had been pres

Baking soda neutralizes the ph in the soil and nothing will grow there. use baking soda around all of the edges of flower beds to keep the grass and weeds from growing into beds. Just sprinkle it onto the soil so that it covers it lightly. Do this twice a year - spring and fall.

Baking soda neutralizes the ph in the soil and is a natural weed killer. Sprinkle baking soda around all of the edges of garden areas to keep the grass and weeds from growing into flower beds. Just lightly cover the soil twice a year – spring and fall.

This looks like something that I will have on my balcony sometime soon :)

Topsy-Turvy Planter & Birdfeeder: very cute and inexpensive. Could forget bird feeder and plant herbs

Porch Pond!

Welcome to the diy garden page dear DIY lovers. If your interest in diy garden projects, you’are in the right place. Creating an inviting outdoor space is a good idea and there are many DIY projects everyone can do easily.

Good parenting advice....

I am Not Your Friend. I am your parent. My mom was saying this to me long before it became popular. I was so envious of my friends' parents even though even back then I thought they were a little slow. Sixty years later I'm glad my mom was ON IT !

How To Disassemble Wood Pallets Without Damaging

Building With Pallets – How to Easily Disassemble. As most of you know – we love to build with pallet wood. If you spend some time looking - it is usually pretty. By Old World Garden Farms 68 Shares

I need to remember this for next year when planting my patio pots!

Planter DIY Water Resevoir - Use an inverted plastic bottle to irrigate your planters this summer! Keep your container garden happy through long hot days with a hidden water reservoir.

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