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Year-round gardening: Disadvantages to using landscape fabric/weed barrier |  Lifestyle

Year-round gardening: Disadvantages to using landscape fabric/weed barrier | Lifestyle

Many homeowners use landscape fabric (also called weed barrier) throughout their landscapes to minimize weeds. Landscape fabric restricts the light required for weed germination (since weeds seeds are in the soil), thus inhibiting the number of weeds that emerge. Research now indicates that the disadvantages of using these barriers outweigh their weed suppression qualities. Although …

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