[NAFEX] Woven Ground Cover
tanisgrif at yahoo.com
Sat Feb 4 17:59:09 EST 2006
Since anything used for mulching new trees (or other plantings) has to be renewed/
replaced eventually, I say go for it. All mulches have good points & bad points,
just learn first what these are, & whether it fits your plans. I've ripped out some
woven plastics which had been mulched over and had then gradually been rewoven with
roots. (Co-workers wishing they'd brought camera to document why NOT to use this
stuff...) But I wonder how fast it would disintegrate if it was left exposed to
--- Richard MURPHY <> wrote:
> Hi Guys;
> I am launching this out in front of the "Bad Idea Detector" (you all).
> A.M. Leonard sell this stuff called "Heavy Weight Woven Ground Cover".
> I plan to cut it up into 3 foot squares, and staple it down around 200 small trees
> instead of Pine Bark mulch.
> For the purpose of blocking weeds.
> It's the same stuff nurseries use in container fields.
> Maybe toss a Rodent Bait chunk under each one.
> Am I missing something?
> Richard Murphy zone 4
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