Landscape fabric is really only good for one application. This is when you want to use stone (such as river stone or decomposed granite) instead of mulch. We've installed a good bit of river rock in some of our landscape jobs and we always use a geo-textile landscape fabric that allows some water penetration.
Rocks, crushed stone and similar inorganic materials are prized as groundcovers in landscapes for their attractiveness, durability and low-maintenance requirements. Their permanence makes them ideal for use in foundation plantings or as a walkway or driveway surface material.
Polypropylene weed barrier black on one side, brown shown with rock mulch on top. Stone not included. Fabric Weed Mat Gives Superior Weed Control.
I'm planning a new rock garden, and I'd like advice on whether to lay out landscape cloth at the base. My plan is to create a mound of tufa (with .
Originally Posted by Bulldogdad Landscape fabric in planting beds with rock do real well here in the west when the plants are irrigated with a .