20-Year Weed Shield®

20-Year Weed Shield®

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Weed Shield® Lasts 20 Years — Guaranteed

  • Ideal for use around trees and shrubs, and under patios, decks and paths
  • Works with just 2 inches of mulch, saving money, time and labor

Eight independent university tests rated this patented landscape fabric #1 for stopping weeds. The porous, dual-layer fabric lets air, water and nutrients pass through, yet stifles nearly all weed growth.

  • Patented dual-layer material
  • 3' x 50' roll
  • Install with black side facing up
  • White side provides water wicking action
  • Remove highly aggressive weeds from area before installation

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20-Year Weed Shield®
 
3.8

(based on 20 reviews)

75%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (11)
  • Effective (8)
  • Eco-friendly (7)
  • Long lasting (7)
  • Safe (7)

Cons

  • Flimsy (3)

Best Uses

  • Garden (14)
  • Weeds (14)
  • Dandelions (4)
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(0 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Looks like it will do the job!

By Silver Gardener

from Silver City NM

About Me Budget Shopper

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Durable
  • Easy To Store
  • Easy To Use
  • Lightweight

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Garden

    Comments about 20-Year Weed Shield®:

    Haven't put it in yet, but it looks like it will really keep the weeds down. I intend to use it under wood chips in my garden pathways.

    (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

     
    3.0

    Not as thick as I'd thought

    By Karen the new gardener

    from Northport, Maine

    About Me Budget Shopper

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Durable
    • Easy To Use
    • Lightweight

    Cons

    • Flimsy

    Best Uses

    • Garden

    Comments about 20-Year Weed Shield®:

    I was hoping to have weed suppressing cloth to put between rows in the garden. This was rated "guaranteed for 20 years" and looked like strong material. When it arrived, it was strong weed paper, and only useful to put around the garden; not good for walking on and working on. There is another product that is woven plastic that promises to be able to walk on, and I'll get that, either from building supply or Gardeners' Supply, depending on where I can find the best product for the best price. Gardeners' Supply was very good about arranging a return for full refund, so I am fully satisfied with the transaction even though I was disappointed in not getting what I wanted.

    (1 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

     
    1.0

    Sorry I bought it.

    By Chat Cat

    from Wichita, KS

    About Me Midrange Shopper

    Pros

      Cons

      • Flimsy

      Best Uses

        Comments about 20-Year Weed Shield®:

        I tried this weed shield because of the discription given. I shouldn't have. The other weed sheild is great and I'm sorry I tried the new one this year.

        (6 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Super

        By Michi

        from Center Line, MI

        About Me Master Gardener

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Heavy duty

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Gardens

          Comments about 20-Year Weed Shield®:

          My second purchase and the only product of this type I will ever use. Difficult to tear holes into...my dog is proof of that.

          (10 of 12 customers found this review helpful)

           
          1.0

          WORSE THAN BAD!!!

          By Haidee

          from Portsmouth, NH

          About Me Professional Landscaper

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

            Cons

            • Flimsy
            • Inefficient
            • Messy
            • Poor Construction

            Best Uses

            • Table cloth

            Comments about 20-Year Weed Shield®:

            I unwrapped one roll and tried to apply it at the home of one of my clients. Even though it was a calm day the material was lifted and carried by the SLIGHTEST breeze. It was like working with tissue paper--it didn't lie flat, I had to use tools and rocks to weight it down to apply mulch! It became much more than a one-person job and I ended up using twice as much of this fabric as the cheaper alternative. I was seriously bummed out and ended up ripping out the whole job and starting from scratch the next day.I've had the half used roll and the unopened roll sitting by my backdoor since then, meaning to return them and asking for a refund.[...]

            (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

             
            4.0

            Easy to Install, Rocks on Top of Cover

            By Starbuck's Mary

            from Pomona, CA

            About Me Avid Gardener

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy to Apply
            • Safe

            Cons

            • None yet

            Best Uses

            • Gardens
            • Weeds

            Comments about 20-Year Weed Shield®:

            I covered the fabric with 3 inches of Mexican beach pebbles which are extremely smooth and will not tear the fabric. I cannot cover with mulch or wood chips because leaves need to be blown out of the area.

            (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

             
            2.0

            flimsy

            By Irene

            from New York

            About Me Avid Gardener

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

              Cons

              • Hard to keep in place
              • Keeps curling up

              Best Uses

              • Weeds

              Comments about 20-Year Weed Shield®:

              I found it hard to place as it kept curling up at the edges. It seems pretty flimsy and lightweight to be effective.

              (3 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

               
              4.0

              20 years without weeds!

              By hopeful in brooklyn

              from brooklyn, ny

              About Me Avid Gardener

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy to Apply
              • Safe

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Gardens
                • Lawn Care
                • Weeds

                Comments about 20-Year Weed Shield®:

                I can definetely live for 20 years without weeds. It's a bit tedious to install this weed shield, but if that's all that needs to be done to keep weeds off for 20 years, it would be definetely worth it.

                (5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                3.0

                Time will tell if this product is good

                By Bobby

                from North Carolina

                About Me Avid Gardener

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Long Lasting
                • Safe

                Cons

                • Difficult to Cut

                Best Uses

                • Gardens
                • Weeds

                Comments about 20-Year Weed Shield®:

                Hopefully this will be a long lasting answer to weed control on my garden pathways. Although the product was easy to unroll, you had to be careful stepping on it prior to putting mulch over it or it would tear. It was also a little difficult to cut and tended to tear unless a very sharp instrument was used. Actually too soon to give a good bottom line, but for now, I will recommend with hopes of it performing the job intended.

                (5 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Weed Shield

                By Patricia

                from Falls Church, Virginia

                About Me Avid Gardener

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy to Apply
                • Eco-Friendly
                • Effective
                • Long Lasting
                • Organic
                • Safe

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Dandelions
                  • Gardens
                  • Weeds

                  Comments about 20-Year Weed Shield®:

                  I put weed shield down in my rose garden, lavender garden, herb garden and in all my garden beds. I also used it under my trees. I put mulch on top of it.

                  My yard looks so lovely and I am no longer overwhelmed with the weeds. Before I used this product, my neighbors probably thought I was a weed farmer!! I also have more free time because I am not constantly weeding my garden beds.

                  It is easy to use--just lay it down on the ground, cut the size, and push in the earth staples to keep it in place. I just put it down this spring. The product states that it will last for 20 years. I love the idea of a weed free yard for 20 years!!!

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