Re: Using newspapers
They are really awful when you next try to fork over your dirt: the
fork doesn't go through that layer. I used them in Ohio on my
vegetables for 20 years but didn't use the colored pages. I threw 2-3
inches of dirt on top to keep them from blowing. By the next plowing,
they were part of the soil.
Here, near Phoenix, I put them under a layer of sawdust in a path and
this week was trying to turn them into the soil.......they didn't
disintegrate as well as they did in Ohio where we had 43 inches of rain
each year. I think I discovered this idea in Organic Gardening which
you should evaluate first..........
I don't think it would work very well with Bermuda Grass.
On Thu, 9 Sep 1999 21:30:31 -0400 "James Shepherd" <email@example.com>
> Can anybody tell me about the possible dangers of using newspapers
>as a way to kill grass where one want's to make a flower/garden bed?
>My girlfriend is trying to do some resarch on the subject for a
>professor at VA. Tech. I was hoping that this would be a good place
> Thanks to any who reply,
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