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.
Bricks, railway sleepers and rocks, these are too ordinary materials that we can find on a garden bed border easily. But why not boost your imagination? Use recycled glass bottles,shipping pallets, clam shells and even logs to change the boring borders. A