Gardening Tip: Using newspaper as a weed barrier is a great low-cost option for gardeners! When using newspaper to prevent weeds, remember to lay the paper once it is damp, use several layers, and cover with mulch or soil to keep the paper in place.
I have done this, but didn't know to wet it before putting down the mulch. The paper blew all over and I had a terrible time keeping all the soild covered while I put down the mulch. Video: Easy Organic Weed Control with Paper and Mulch – An.
Create a Neat Border Edge with Recycled Rubber Mulch Long-lasting, scatter-proof mulch edging always looks crisp and neat Use around flowerbeds and walkways Suppresses weeds better than bark mulch and lasts for years
Tips for Planting Your Favorite Bulbs, do large groupings randomly spread about-not in rows! Squirrels LOVE digging up freshly planted bulbs! Spread mulch or weigh down a piece of mesh or chicken wire to keep them from digging them up.
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