weed block - Knowledgebase Question

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Question by remix_con
May 31, 2010
my question was why does the one with out the weed block grow bigger then the one with weed block and the one with the weed block doesnt have any dirt from the ground only soil from the home depot

Answer from NGA
May 31, 2010


Weed seeds need sunlight in order to sprout and grow. Weed block keeps most of the sunlight from penetrating the soil and that's what keeping the weeds from growing. Weed block also helps the soil warm up faster in the spring. However, it can also hold in heat which can stunt plant growth. Weed block can also keep fresh air from the soil, which can also affect plant growth. Hope this answers your question.

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