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Old 06-12-2005, 10:36 PM
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do you put the weed blocker under mulch?

i was wondering if you put the weed blocker under mulch? had a customer call about a job we did 2 weeks a go and said weeds were growing through. i didn't put it down
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Old 06-12-2005, 10:42 PM
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i was wondering if you put the weed blocker under mulch? had a customer call about a job we did 2 weeks a go and said weeds were growing through. i didn't put it down

Only under stone mulch. Weed seeds are in bark mulch and will sprout and grow with or with out underlayment.

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Old 06-12-2005, 10:43 PM
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I do only if the customer requests it. I personally don't believe in it.
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Old 06-12-2005, 11:17 PM
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i do in everything i do almost... if you dont i find the root actually have soemthing to grow their roots but with the weed blocker the roots cant get big and very easy to remove the weeds.. the full root
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Old 06-12-2005, 11:29 PM
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only under rock
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Old 06-12-2005, 11:29 PM
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No, we never use weed block under mulch.
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Old 06-13-2005, 12:25 AM
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I try not to use it. It is too expensive and labor intensive to put down. I would just rather use some pre-emrg. like preen. I wil do it though if customers request and i guess it wouldn't be to bad to put down on a new install
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Old 06-13-2005, 12:26 AM
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thanks for all the info
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Old 06-15-2005, 04:29 PM
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I never put weed mat under mulch. You will always end up with weeds in mulch beds.....blown from wind, dropped by birds, etc. I just use a good prem. Snapshot is pretty good.
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Old 06-17-2005, 08:36 AM
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Only under stone mulch. Weed seeds are in bark mulch and will sprout and grow with or with out underlayment.

Gene
Only under rock.
It is a real PITA under mulch. You have trouble killing the weeds because the root system is all over under the fabric.

I have made some good money removing the fabric weed blocker and installing new mulch and putting them on a maintenance program for weed control this season..
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