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Start putting in your plants, work the nutrients in your soil. Wet newspapers, put layers around the plants overlapping as you go cover with mulch and forget about weeds. Weeds will g et through some gardening plastic they will not get through wet newspapers.

- Submitted by L*I*T*A* 5/1/2010 in Everything Else | 3 Comments
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ROBIHUG 5/3/2010 7:46:00 AM

    While it's an excellent way to 'recycle', weeds will still be able to grow. In time, the newspaper breaks down into the soil and newer soil combines with the mulch to create a fertile environment. Regardless, this is an effective nonchemical approach to weed control. I just didn't want anyone to think it would resolve the problem forever and ever amen.
REACHBRENDA_2 5/1/2010 10:52:00 AM

    I will try this. Thank you.
CYNDY_55 5/1/2010 12:24:00 AM

    emoticon Great Info!

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