Oct
21

Using Newspaper as Mulch for the Vegetable Garden

Before you use newspaper as mulch, you need to be extra keen on the ink used. You need to know that newspapers have inks that contain toxins and harmful chemicals. However nowadays, you can already find those that are safe and harm-free!

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” You get the garden off to a good start, but in the heat of summer, after a long day at work, you just don’t want to break your back trying to pull or hoe all those weeds. Fear not. Here’s a way you can knock those weeds down and keep them down.”

 

Read it here: http://www.grit.com/farm-and-garden/using-newspaper-as-mulch.aspx#axzz3GlzqpniS