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Think you'll solve your weed problem by laying down some weed-barrier fabric, bark mulch and a few shrubs planted through a slit? This "permanent" solution may in fact cause more weed problems than it solves. Linda Chalker-Scott, Extension Urban Horticulturist, Puyallup Research and Extension Center, Washington State University did research to debunk this myth. Read about why landscape fabric fails.
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