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Old 06-24-2009, 09:52 AM
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I am very new at mulching. I did a job and weeds just came out of the mulch. What is the best advise for stopping weeds in mulch?
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You have to put down weed barrier or you'll be fighting weeds forever.
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thanks so much. What is it called so i can look into it.
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Lightbulb Mulching fabric

If you are mulching a shrub bed, your base layer needs to be a semi-porous (allowing transfer of air and moisture) weed block. Thickness of mulch depends on type of mulch being used. A good rule of thumb is 3+ inches of mulch over the weed block.

Even with proper preparation, weeds will grow in the bed. But weeds will be much easier to manage.

I'll include a link below for commercial grade weedblock you can find at Home Depot.
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Thank you so much.
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