When you’re planning your next garden, some might think about installing weed fabric before planting. I personally don’t like weed fabric. We’ve renovated quite a few gardens over the years where weed fabric was once installed. As you can see from these photo’s, weed fabric doesn’t work very well. Weed fabric might prevent weeds from germinating below the fabric but weeds are often pesky and opportunistic. Weed seeds germinate in the mulch above the fabric and the roots eventually penetrate through the fabric. Once this happens, hand weeding is virtually impossible.

Coreopsis growing through weed fabric. Notice the root mass below the weed fabric.


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