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I have seen stuff grow through the plastic as well. I like to use the newspaper with some garden preen. Seems to knock the weeds down enough, until next season when you can mulch again. It may last a few seasons, but the plastic is a mess to tear out and to plant flowers through. Now for stone its a great idea to use plastic.
ya but the plastic dnt decompose and its not as easy for it to grow thru.

in ur experience the preen works??? I dont like it cause it only last maybe a month and thats maybe. but in this situation maybe all it need is that month to get that stump to stop growing.
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bamboo does the same thing..thats a pain in the arse to remove..just dig it out and make sure theres not roots anywhere..that or you can try the newspaper..i heard that works well but it is possible to grow through..i guess it depends on your area..
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ya but the plastic dnt decompose and its not as easy for it to grow thru.

in ur experience the preen works??? I dont like it cause it only last maybe a month and thats maybe. but in this situation maybe all it need is that month to get that stump to stop growing.
The preen says every 3 months.

Ur right once a month to be sure. Ive heard about that bamboo being a real mess JK.
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ya bamboo blows

it will grow thru anything, even concrete. You have to get all the roots out for that stuff.
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