DIY weed killer — cheaper and enviro-friendlier than commercial options: Per 1 gallon of white vinegar: 1/2 c salt a good squeeze of liquid dish soap (any brand, though Im partial to Dawn — if its good enough for oil spills, its good enough for me!) — shake in large spray bottle, and thats it. For best results, apply to weeds on hot days.

DIY weed killer — cheaper and enviro-friendlier than commercial options: Per 1 gallon of white vinegar: 1/2 c salt a good squeeze of liquid dish soap (any brand, though Im partial to Dawn — if its good enough for oil spills, its good enough for me!) — shake in large spray bottle, and thats it. … [Read more…]

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. Its green, its 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. – sublime decor

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. Its green, its cheaper than fabric, and when you decide to remove or redesign the … [Read more…]

Square Foot Garden. Very well organized, like the companion plants, good mixing of different nitrogen pulling plants throughout the space, wouldn’t place the potatoes and watermelon in a square foot garden like this and I don’t think they listed supports for the peas.

Square Foot Garden. Very well organized, like the companion plants, good mixing of different nitrogen pulling plants throughout the space, wouldn’t place the potatoes and watermelon in a square foot garden like this and I don’t think they listed supports for the peas.