landscape fabric vs plastic under deck

ground cover under the deck - decksgo

jul 26 2009 but i would recommend that you lay down a sheet of landscaping fabric under the deck properly overlapped. then place the stones over top. this will reduce or entirely prevent weeds and errant strands of grass from taking root and should be as maintenance free as possible. the lower the deck is to the【Get Price】

landscape fabric vs. plastic home guides sf gate

black plastic is the end all when it comes to weed suppression but its ability to smother plants can also be a severe disadvantage. little can survive under a properly installed layer of black plastic due to its ability to limit both photosynthesis and gas exchange. landscape fabric is less effective at weed control when used【Get Price】

how to kill weeds under decks hunker

jan 18 2011 for a quick fix spread a 2- to 3-inch layer of mulch under the deck. organic mulch such as wood chips breaks down over time but using a more permanent solution helps keep the area weed-free for longer. for example spread black plastic or landscape fabric over the ground under your deck securing【Get Price】

drain - did i do the right thing putting small stones under my

many people put stone or some other kind of ground cover under their decks because it prevents weeds and grass from growing. if you want to keep the stone there i would recommend removing the plastic tarp from underneath it and replacing it with landscaping fabric. the fabric will allow water to drain【Get Price】

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but the standard barrier for weed prevention -- plastic mulch -- prevents roots from getting essential water oxygen and nutrients. "the best place to use landscape fabrics is around trees and shrubs or under decks and patios where you don't want weeds to grow" notes bonnie lee appleton nursery specialist at virginia【Get Price】

why should you put gravel under a deck? home guides sf gate

weed control. leaving the area below your deck uncovered can allow weeds and other plants to sprout eventually pushing up between the deck boards. gravel installed over a layer of fabric or plastic sheeting helps keep weeds in check and prevents the plastic or fabric from blowing out of place. this type of installation【Get Price】

professional tips for using landscape fabric right ? north coast

oct 9 2010 plastic sheets and non-woven landscape cloth don't allow your plants to get the water and nutrients they need to thrive as they grow. you also want to purchase a .. i'm considering using landscape fabric under a new 9′ x 17′ deck at the rear of my home. would this be a good idea? if so what grade【Get Price】

under deck - landscape fabric & rocks? -

i'm building a deck in mo that's roughly 20x12. it just occured to me that now is the time to do whatever ground work necessary *before* i build the deck. for the previous deck nothing was underneath.【Get Price】

typar landscape fabric weed control geotextile weed barrier

typar landscape fabric is ideal for: weed control; planter and pot drainage; under wood decks; timber retaining walls; blind drains; brick or block patios and walks; interceptor trench drains. typar landscape fabric nonwoven geotextile installation. typar landscape fabric nonwoven geotextile easy installation.【Get Price】

is mulch or gravel best to put under a stairs or deck? hunker

aug 17 2011 when you're building an outdoor structure such as a deck or stairs you need to consider how to make sure weeds don't grow under the new structure. one way to do this is to lay down landscape fabric and cover it with mulch or gravel. moisture in the area that you're planning to cover as well as【Get Price】

laying rocks and keeping weeds out! - houzz

jul 30 2003 i haven't tried this yet but i have some old carpet that i am planing to put under the rocks i'm laying around my flower beds. i have tried the landscape fabric which it is true that weeds will grow no matter how much plastic landscape cloth or newspaper you put down first. in fact newspaper makes a great【Get Price】

beginner gardening:gravel under the deck? - dave's garden

to stop the water to sink into the ground i put a layer of plastic underneath the gravels. on top of this add a thick layer of woven landscape fabric as this will allow the soil to breath dry and get aired and still prevent the gravel from disappearing into the wet soil it wont bring peace of mind with regards【Get Price】

why i hate landscape fabric: an unfair and unbalanced look at

oct 14 2010 but after 14 years of designing and maintaining gardens professionally it's a rare garden where i go – oh yeah that landscape fabric really worked out i tried to find out if raised beds made of composite deck planking (mostly plastic) would be a problem and it took me a long time to get an answer from【Get Price】

wrong idea: small stones under deck? (lawn & garden landscaping

i put some 1" gravels under my deck with plastic underneath it. my original idea was to make sure no water build up around my foundation wall at the back of the house. i now felt i might worried too much and did the wrong thing. more detail is here with photo:【Get Price】

landscape fabric isn't just for weed control irrigation and green

one of the major uses of landscape fabric is to help control weeds in planting beds under decks and beneath patios and paths. fabrics work to block weed growth by shutting out light while allowing air and moisture in. for many years plastic sheeting was used for the job of weed control. while plastic is very effective at【Get Price】

how to install landscape fabric and plastic today's homeowner

landscape fabric and plastic can help prevent weeds and control erosion by holding the soil in place and keeping weeds from sprouting. it's easy to install and.【Get Price】

is landscape fabric ever not horrible? garden rant

dec 22 2017 because i watch so many gardening videos i've naturally come across a few about landscape fabric also called weed cloth. though he's seen people too cheap to buy the stuff putting plastic bags and tarps under their mulch! another it's also needed under decks patios and other hardscapes.” okay.【Get Price】

landscape fabric vs plastic –

2 days ago landscape fabric vs plastic landscape fabric or plastic under deck. landscape fabric vs plastic stock photo weeds in the garden landscaping fabric landscape fabric or plastic under deck. landscape fabric vs plastic landscape fabric vs plastic mulch. landscape fabric vs plastic newspaper or landscape fabric【Get Price】

the pros and cons of using weed control fabric (landscape fabric

jan 11 2017 the products i use - this video is the pros and cons of using weed control fabric. it was clear that the soil underneath would never be improved by the natural breakdown that makes the topsoil. i make tree liner tall pots and pack them into plastic crates to keep them straight?.【Get Price】