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Old 09-15-2011, 02:31 PM
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Whats the pros and cons to using a tarp in flowerbed clean-up? Does it make job easir, or harder than raking?
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Old 09-15-2011, 05:06 PM
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lots of people use a burlap tarp. It won't rip as you drag it through a parking lot, you can use it for about a week before it needs to be replaced, you don't have to throw old flowers/weeds, mulch on the grass then come back for them. You just pull weeds and have a helper pull the blanket along then tie it up with its corners when it's full.

It's mainly a timesaver.
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Old 09-15-2011, 11:46 PM
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lots of people use a burlap tarp. It won't rip as you drag it through a parking lot, you can use it for about a week before it needs to be replaced, you don't have to throw old flowers/weeds, mulch on the grass then come back for them. You just pull weeds and have a helper pull the blanket along then tie it up with its corners when it's full.

It's mainly a timesaver.
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Old 09-15-2011, 11:52 PM
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Yes, agree. Also reduses the chance of breaking my PRE-EMERGENT barrier. My co-workers think its harder and to much time. I need some good old fashion words to help them UNDERSTAND how benificial the burlap sack is; In so many ways.
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