What's your question? Ask


Zone Sydney | Anonymous added on March 16, 2023 | Answered

I am not sure if its ok to use a tarpaulin under mulch or should i use special weed mat. Ive been told weed mat is good for drainage. Thanks

A.Answers to this queston: Add Answer
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
Answered on March 18, 2023

Tarps are not typically used with mulch, but alone during the summer for 8 weeks to kill weeds - called solarization. Here is information on using weed barrier cloths.


Was this answer useful?

Log in or sign up to help answer this question.

Did you find this helpful? Share it with your friends!

You must be logged into your account to answer a question.

If you don't have an account sign up for an account now.

Join Us - Sign up to get all the latest gardening tips!

Do you know a lot about gardening?
Become a GKH Gardening Expert