The plants and weeds have been allowed to grow over the winter months and paths may appear untidy. There is a simple solution to stop those annoying weeds growing in the cracks; it doesn’t involve toxic or strong-smelling chemicals and is available under many kitchen sinks. Simply sprinkle Borax into the crevices and it will kill weeds off before they have a chance to take root.
Another useful tips to deter those pests that come out in summer is when applied around the foundation of your home, Borax will also keep ants and other six-legged intruders from entering your house. But be very careful when applying Borax - it is of course harmful to plants.