Biodegradable Weed Mat
Biodegradable Weed Mat

Biodegradable Weed Mat

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Biodegradable Paper Weed Mat is Eco-Friendly and Easy to Use

  • Easy, environmentally friendly and biodegradable way to control weeds
  • Helps retain moisture and minimizes soil temperature fluctuations
  • Will hold up entire season; can be tilled in at the end of the season

Made of 100% post-consumer waste, this paper weed mat is chemical-free and can be tilled right into the soil at season's end. Ideal for use in the vegetable garden, it can be cut to fit around your plants and helps retain soil moisture as well as keep weeds down. Not intended for use in paths.

100% Post-Consumer Recycled Paper
  • 100% post-consumer recycled paper
  • 3' W x 50' L roll
  • Note: Not intended for use in pathways

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Biodegradable Weed Mat
 
3.9

(based on 102 reviews)

81%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Eco-friendly (91)
  • Effective (71)
  • Safe (70)
  • Organic (68)
  • Easy to apply (45)

Cons

  • Inefficient (14)
  • Messy (9)

Best Uses

  • Weeds (79)
  • Garden (64)
  • Dandelions (11)
  • Bugs & insects (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Avid gardener (77), Master gardener (14), Getting started (11)

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5.0

LOVE THIS MAT

By MA

from Dover, Pa.

About Me Avid Gardener

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Eco-Friendly
  • Effective
  • Helps Keep Moisture In
  • Long Lasting
  • Most Important No Weeding
  • Organic
  • Safe

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Weeds

    Comments about Biodegradable Weed Mat:

    With use of garden pins the mat stays in place I've been using this for years, this year I planted squash in a raised bed using it for the first time for squash and I have the nicest squash, clean (I know you can have to much squash!!) and no weeding under those prickly huge leaves !

     
    5.0

    Best thing since sliced bread

    By Jackie

    from Oconomowoc, WI

    About Me Avid Gardener

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Eco-Friendly
    • Effective
    • Long Lasting
    • Organic
    • Safe

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Bugs & Insects
      • Dandelions
      • Gardens
      • Weeds

      Comments about Biodegradable Weed Mat:

      Not only is this the best weed barrier I've ever used, love to be able to till it into the soil, but when I couldn't find it in the catalog and called, the customer service rep was helpful, efficient, gave me shipping options and a couple days later, sooner than expected, it showed up. Great product, great company. Thanks.

       
      2.0

      Not Impressed

      By Easy gardening

      from New Hampshire

      About Me Avid Gardener

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Eco-Friendly
      • Organic

      Cons

      • Doesn't Stay Down If Wind
      • Hard To Cut Holes In
      • Hard To Lay Down
      • Rips Easily

      Best Uses

      • Weed Barrier Under Mulch

      Comments about Biodegradable Weed Mat:

      Not easily rolled out and blows around if slightly windy. Need to hold down with 2x4s because the pins or hooks tear thru.
      Not great for vegetable gardens. better used under mulch.

       
      1.0

      Don't bother

      By Gardening golfer

      from Belle Plaine, MN

      About Me Master Gardener

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

        Cons

        • Won't Stand Up To Wind

        Best Uses

          Comments about Biodegradable Weed Mat:

          Wanted to use this on my tomatoes to block weeds and hopefully prevent the blight from ground spores. But this product blew away the next day in a rain storm. I did use the staples to hold it down as recommended, but that didn't help. I was very disappointed in this product. I bought it because it had been highly rated on your website. I really want my money back. This did not work at all! The only good thing is that my plants didn't blow away with the paper.

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          4.0

          LOVE THIS STUFF!!

          By Jognow

          from Lilburn, Ga

          About Me Avid Gardener

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Eco-Friendly
          • Effective
          • Long Lasting
          • Organic
          • Safe

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Gardens
            • Weeds

            Comments about Biodegradable Weed Mat:

            I hate weeds in my garden, but I also don't like trying the hay and newspaper solution that others use. I have a large garden, and this weed mat is just perfect. It lasts all season long. It looks neat and clean. And it is completely effective at preventing weeds.

             
            3.0

            Weeds?

            By rmonk

            from schnecksville, pa

            About Me Avid Gardener

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Eco-Friendly

            Cons

            • Judgement Pending

            Best Uses

            • Weeds

            Comments about Biodegradable Weed Mat:

            tears easily, but so far has stayed in place. Pinned and weight down with step stones. I'm a little concerned that it will last the season. I will withhold judgement at this point

             
            5.0

            A great labor saver

            By Farmer Phil

            from Lovettsville, VA

            About Me Master Gardener

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Eco-Friendly
            • Effective
            • Long Lasting
            • Organic
            • Safe

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Gardens
              • Weeds

              Comments about Biodegradable Weed Mat:

              The recycled kraft paper and garden staples have reduced the labor required for keeping weeds down by 80-90 percent. At the end of the season I just till the remaining paper back into the soil to break-down over the Winter. I just bought four more rolls for 2015 veggie garden.

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Great mulching option

              By Robin

              from Marietta, GA

              About Me Getting Started

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Eco-Friendly
              • Effective
              • Long Lasting
              • Organic
              • Safe

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Gardens
                • Weeds

                Comments about Biodegradable Weed Mat:

                Put it down before you plant. Trying to fit it around existing plants is a pain!

                 
                5.0

                I used it for killing grass

                By Paul

                from Lake Jackson, Tx

                About Me Avid Gardener

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Use
                • Eco-Friendly
                • Effective
                • Organic

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Gardens

                  Comments about Biodegradable Weed Mat:

                  I put it on the bottom of my raised bed to kill the grass. Added top soil and planted. used news paper in the past this was so much easyier this fall I will till it in. It's pretty thick dont think any grass is going thru it.

                  (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  NOT EXPECTING THIS TO BE SO GOOD

                  By ELE'

                  from Thomasville, Al 36784

                  About Me Avid Gardener

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Use
                  • Eco-Friendly
                  • Effective
                  • Long Lasting
                  • Organic
                  • Safe

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Dandelions
                    • Gardens
                    • Water Saver
                    • Weeds

                    Comments about Biodegradable Weed Mat:

                    I USED THIS FOR FIRST TIME AND I LOVE IT. NO HOEING, IT WORK WONDERFUL, I'M ORDERING MORE FOR NEXT YEARS GARDEN. I PLANTED GROUND THAT HAD NOT BEEN PLANTED IN SEVERAL YEARS WITH LOTS OF GRASS AND WEEDS. IT'S STILL WORKING KEEP GRASS AND WEEDS OUT.

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