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Old 07-10-2010, 11:08 AM
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Its for the mulch why?
You don't put weed fabric down for mulch.
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Old 07-10-2010, 01:26 PM
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You don't put weed fabric down for mulch.
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I'm curious why this is. We maintain a couple of properties who have had their mulch done by another larger company before us. They used weed block/fabric. We generally do the job however the customer requests. Should we be trying to deter them from using it? Is it a waste of time or is there really some benefit?
The one property, they ripped up a good 300' of frontage, both sides of the driveway, put down paper, then mulch.
Not trying to start anything, Mom always said, "If you don't know, ask! The only stupid question is the one that isn't asked".
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Old 07-10-2010, 01:40 PM
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http://www.lawnsite.com/archive/index.php/t-16748.html
http://new.lawnsite.com/showthread.php?t=110252
http://www.arboristsite.com/showthread.php?p=93180


Those threads explain why you should not put weed fabric down under wood mulch.
And only under stone.
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Old 07-10-2010, 02:12 PM
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http://www.lawnsite.com/archive/index.php/t-16748.html
http://new.lawnsite.com/showthread.php?t=110252
http://www.arboristsite.com/showthread.php?p=93180


Those threads explain why you should not put weed fabric down under wood mulch.
And only under stone.
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If a picture's worth a thousand words, a thousand words oughtta be worth....
Not another day lost on fabric?
Thanks for putting the threads up, made for good reading.
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Old 07-10-2010, 02:14 PM
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I use thepiratebay.org alot. There are several other good sites out there as well.
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Old 07-10-2010, 02:16 PM
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Newspaper instead of weed fabric

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http://www.lawnsite.com/archive/index.php/t-16748.html
http://new.lawnsite.com/showthread.php?t=110252
http://www.arboristsite.com/showthread.php?p=93180


Those threads explain why you should not put weed fabric down under wood mulch.
And only under stone.
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Thanks for the links ajslands! I just picked up a new tip from one of the links. Have you tried using "newspapers?" I don't use weed fabic or newspapers, but their are a few LCO that insist newspaper work. I will try it.
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Old 07-12-2010, 06:21 PM
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Its for the mulch why?
Isn't the mulch to keep the weeds out?

By the way, this isn't anything personal but I would like to know if you are licensed and carry insurance?

I only ask the question to prove something to another member that asked me the same thing.

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Old 07-12-2010, 06:50 PM
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Mulch, Mulch, Mulch

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Isn't the mulch to keep the weeds out?

By the way, this isn't anything personal but I would like to know if you are licensed and carry insurance?

I only ask the question to prove something to another member that asked me the same thing.

I appreciate whatever you can tell me.
Mulch is generally use to assist the soil retain moisture. In addition Mulch keeps the the ground cool. I would suggest 3-4 inches. This will cover the weeds and blocks out the sun "I sound like 300"... Mulch also supress weeds. Some weeds have seedling in the mulch =0(. Mulch is also used as a decorative add on. I would suggest organic mulch, as that can help fertilize the soil.
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Old 07-15-2010, 12:03 PM
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From the spectrum design site:

Q. Will Idea Spectrum software run on a Macintosh?
A. While we do not have versions specific to the Macintosh, many users run our software on their Macintosh's using Parallels or Boot Camp (programs that let a user install Windows on their Macintosh).

I'm not sure how this would work with torrents and iso files, but theoretically it would work.
We have PC to put the program on, thanks. I just prefer to work with MAC, but my fiance is a wiz with PC. She does all the designing. I am just getting into it. Can you imagine, the labor, is now wanting to get creative
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Old 07-15-2010, 06:06 PM
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Yeah, I do the design work, then my wife tells me its all wrong and makes e change half of it. Everytime I tell her to mind her own business sher reminds me that I listed her as a partner because of her wonderful credit rating. Go figure.
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