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

1/2 cup salt, 1/2 cup flour, 1/4 cup (give or take) water.  Knead until dough forms.  Make impression.  Bake at 200 for 3 hours. Do every summer and make a stepping stone path :)

Simple 15 DIY and Crafts Ideas

Favorite Part of this is to make a stepping stone path. HOW: cup salt, cup flour, cup (give or take) water. Knead until dough forms. Make impression. Bake at 200 for 3 hours. Do every summer and make a stepping stone path :) What a cute idea!

rock garden esque edging.

Use rocks to separate two areas, then bury rope lights in the rocks for lighting. on January 2013 in Home Decor 3 Advertisement Use rocks to separate the grass from the deck, then bury rope lights in the rocks for lighting

Clever idea for concrete stepping stones ~ Pieces of a rubber doormat are pressed into the mold to produce beautiful scroll patterns on your stones.

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Clever idea for concrete stepping stones ~ Pieces of a rubber doormat are pressed into the mold to produce beautiful scroll patterns on your stones. Clever idea for concrete stepping…

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DIY Garden Planter & Birds Bath

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

To be a kid again...

What a beautiful and interesting thing this Kids Castle is! When you are just a kid and you got to play in this beautiful kids castle .

DIY Garden Bench

DIY The Retreat Garden Bench - Instructions are on another site, in Spanish, but if you are fluent - or don't mind taking the time to translate - it's worth it! BPM Collections-Yard/Garden Ideas,Chicken Coops,Decor and D

hanging plants

DIY this vertical terrarium to grow herbs indoors. No instructions but looks easy to do with some mason jar "pots", threaded rod, wood and bolts.

trends - woody plants in containers....A great entry pathway that would lead to the backyard.

Garden Trends: Woody Plants in Containers

bird's eye view of an urban backyard!

A Carroll Gardens garden designed by Susan Welti of Foras Studio for Carin Goldberg and Jim Biber of Pentagram (originally published in Domino).Outdoors: Modern Townhouse Garden Roundup : RemodelistaA garden by Susan Welti of Foras Studio in a Brooklyn to

Syzygium australe 'Aussie Southern' / Lilly Pilly. Could be good for screening the neighbour's garage, behind the jacaranda. Looks like it is quite narrow, or can be kept that way at least.

Line the driveway on Johns side - Syzygium australe 'Aussie Southern' / Lilly Pilly. Could be good for screening the neighbour's garage, behind the jacaranda. Looks like it is quite narrow, or can be kept that way at least.

Snow Pear Trees  Lovely contrast of foliage against dark branches

Snow Pear Trees Lovely contrast of foliage against dark branches Architectural Landscape Design

Herb garden ideas out of basket sets I can purchase at discount stores like Ross and TJMaxx

Hanging Basket Garden DIY steps this is a great idea, you could plant herbs in these baskets or a little veggie garden, also hang in the house as extra storage in a bedroom or a craft room

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