Use Newspaper For Weed Control

You can use newspaper for weed control, place 3/4 inch overlapping layers of newspaper around your shrubs/plants. Soak it down with water and wait for 24 hours before you place decorative mulch on top. It keeps weeds away while recycling. Save lots of $, no need to buy black gardening plastic. Don't have enough newspaper around? Ask your neighbors for their newspapers and help save the earth.

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By Tracey from Thomasville, GA

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Use Newspaper For Weed Control

Cardboard also works well as a weed control mulch. Just layer it as described above and cover with woodchips. (02/26/2007)

By csw

Use Newspaper For Weed Control

I think that is a great idea. Love it and will try this spring when I make a new garden. (02/26/2007)

By Valerie

Use Newspaper For Weed Control

This works exceptionally well. I have done this in the past. (03/04/2007)

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