You may have seen or even used landscape fabric. It is frequently used as a layer between the dirt and some type of mulch, often bark mulch or pea gravel. But what about landscape fabric for use in the vegetable garden? It might make sense to use landscape fabric as a vegetable garden weed barrier but, as with everything, there are pros and cons. Using Landscape Fabric in Vegetable Garden Weeds left to grow rampant in the veggie garden compete for water and nutrients, host diseaseS and pests, and make harvesting difficult. It would seem that landscape fabric for the vegetable garden would be a win/win and indeed laying a barrier of landscape fabric will slow weeds… for a while.  Obviously landscape fabric has the benefit of slowing weeds. It allows water to flow freely to roots and can also be used temporarily in the vegetable garden to warm the […]

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