There are two types of weed barriers that you can install in your garden to prevent any unwanted plant growth: plastic and fabric.

  • Plastic Weed Barriers: Since they’re resistant to water, plastic barriers need to have holes cut in them to allow water to permeate.
  • Fabric Weed Barriers: Will allow water through while blocking the sun from promoting weeds from sprouting up.

To find out more, read our article on How to Install Landscape Fabric and Plastic.

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Danny Lipford

Danny Lipford


Danny Lipford is a home improvement expert and television personality who started his remodeling business, Lipford Construction, at the age of 21 in Mobile, Alabama. He gained national recognition as the host of the nationally syndicated television show, Today's Homeowner with Danny Lipford, which started as a small cable show in Mobile. Danny's expertise in home improvement has also led him to be a contributor to popular magazines and websites and the go-to source for advice on everything related to the home. He has made over 200 national television appearances and served as the home improvement expert for CBS's The Early Show and The Weather Channel for over a decade. Danny is also the founder of 3 Echoes Content Studio,, and Checking In With Chelsea, a décor and lifestyle blog.

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