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Q.Weed Suppression Membrane Hardens Soil, Should I Dig It Up Annually?

Zone luton | michaelpboyes@btinternet.com added on June 18, 2020 | Answered

The soil has become rock hard after 3years under the membrane I think it may retard growth of good plants as well as weeds

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Answered on June 19, 2020

The membrane should be changed out when you amend the soil for the growing season. Sometimes, you can reuse the membrane, but not amending the soil after each season will leave you with compact, unusable soil.

This may require heavy tilling, but earthworms can help, as well.

Here are some articles that will help:





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