Who else has seen these awesome and monstrous garden beds in New Acton?! I love the messy and seemingly infinite folds in the old newspaper – such a neat way to recycle the stuff! Why use newspaper in the garden some of you may be asking (I asked that myself)?
Well apart from being visually awesome, the newspaper is great for the plants! The newspaper helps stop those pesky weeds from getting into the garden (blocks light, crushes them under the sheer weight of all that paper!) and is also really effective to retain water for the plants to grow. The more water that can be held, the less we need to use to keep them alive! It’s a win for aesthetics and for the environment.
I love pickin’, Herbs xxx