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 96 reviews)

82%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Eco-friendly (86)
  • Effective (68)
  • Safe (67)
  • Organic (64)
  • Easy to apply (45)

Cons

  • Inefficient (14)
  • Messy (9)

Best Uses

  • Weeds (75)
  • Garden (62)
  • Dandelions (10)
  • Bugs & insects (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Avid gardener (72), Master gardener (13), Getting started (11)

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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.

     
    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.

          (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          A must have for the garden

          By Kim

          from Youngstown, NY

          About Me Avid Gardener

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Dandelions
            • Weeds

            Comments about Biodegradable Weed Mat:

            Use this around my tomatoes and peppers. in past have used newspaper and after the negative reports about the toxins in newspaper, i gave this a try. its wonderful. will buy it again and again

            (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

             
            4.0

            Hate those weeds

            By Julianne

            from Fairfield

            About Me Avid Gardener

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Dandelions
              • Gardens
              • Weeds

              Comments about Biodegradable Weed Mat:

              First put the product down about six weeks ago and so far, no weeds. I also did newspaper in another area, and it has some weeds. This is a great product and I have ordered more, but be aware that it is a stiff product and will go down best where you have open space. I will continue to use newspaper where plants are close toghether.

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              4.0

              Helpful weed control!

              By Lisa

              from Saco, Maine

              About Me Avid Gardener

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Eco-Friendly
              • Effective
              • Long Lasting
              • Safe
              • Time Saver

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Weeds

                Comments about Biodegradable Weed Mat:

                I used this product last year and found it so helpful in control weeds in my vegetable garden. I'll be buying it each garden season.

                (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Better than plastic!

                By Oma

                from Rochester, NY

                About Me Avid Gardener

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Use
                • Organic
                • Safe

                Cons

                • Must Be Anchored Well

                Best Uses

                • Keeps Out Weeds

                Comments about Biodegradable Weed Mat:

                Used this last year for my melon patch and found it very helpful in keeping out weeds and keeping the melons off the soil (but plan to add the cradles this year). I plan to use it elsewhere this year. Caution: anchor it well since there are no plants to hold it early in the season. I like the fact it pretty much disintegrated at the end of the season.

                (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                4.0

                Great Product

                By John

                from Brewster NY

                About Me Getting Started

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Eco-Friendly

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Weeds

                  Comments about Biodegradable Weed Mat:

                  The product is easy to use with the stakes. The best part is that it decomposes. I used the black plastic mesh in the past and it is a pain to remove and dispose of.

                  (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  4.0

                  Very useful product

                  By Dar the Gardener

                  from Bellingham, WA

                  About Me Avid Gardener

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Eco-Friendly
                  • Effective

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Weeds

                    Comments about Biodegradable Weed Mat:

                    This product is very useful with regards to killing weeds and creating a new garden bed by covering it in mulch and compost. The only problem is that if you are using a wheelbarrow, if you are not careful how you dump the product, you rip the paper. I have used over 10 rolls in my yard of which about an acre is gardens and I have very few weeds to contend with.

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