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Tip: Prevent weeds in between bricks

In the spring I keep weeds from growing between the bricks in my patio with a dusting of 20 Mule Team Borax. I sweep it off the bricks and into the grooves. I try to do it right before it rains so the powder seeps in and soaks into the soil.