Weed-Proof Gardening

Expert tips for keeping your cabin landscaping looking beautiful, even if you can’t be there every weekend
By Kristin Sutter
Published: March 1, 2012
Weed-Proof Gardening
TIGHT-KNIT LAYERS – To minimize weed growth, use plants that grow closely together and at varying heights so sunlight can’t reach the soil and encourage weed seeds to grow.
"The secret to preventing weeds is to cover the soil with vegetation to prevent sunlight from reaching the soil and encouraging weed seeds to grow,” says landscape architect Patrick Devereux, co-owner of Stone Oak Landscapes in Cudahy, Wis. To minimize your time digging out weeds so you can recline on the deck and dig into the newest best-selling novel instead, all you need is a sound game plan.
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