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Q.I would like to use river rock around the flowering bushes and small evergreen bushes in a bed. Must I use a cloth barrier under

Zone 62025 | Anonymous added on October 24, 2020 | Answered

the rock? Or, would I be better off without the additional cloth? I live in the Midwest.

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Answered on October 26, 2020

You really don't need the landscape fabric. Read this article and see if you still want to use rock. It can dry out your soil and heat up your plants.


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