This is what you get
when you add this:
and top it with this:
but when you run out of newspapers or mulch you get something that looks like this:
And when you put pea gravel on top of mulch on top of newspapers on top of grass you get something that looks like this:
My dry river bed at the front of the house.
Still much more of all of the above needed to get rid of all the grass. It would help if I could actually breathe outside however so until the air quality improves I will be inside knitting instead!