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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.

Keywords Weed control
Season All Season
Created Date 2007-05-16

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