Newspaper mulch for tomato beds

by Joyce
(Park Rapids, MN)

I was told to use, and I have, newspapers between the tomato plants and rows, overlapping each other. I shovel a tad of dirt on them to hold in place, and my weed problem has decreased immensely. They rot over the winter and till into the soil in the spring. They also hold moisture in the ground.

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