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Landscaping & Habitat Restoration    View Application Guide

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Weeds and invasive plants are the bane of every landscaper, whether in a small backyard or large park. Hand weeding takes endless amounts of time. Controlling invasive species is nearly impossible. Chemical herbicides are toxic. Black plastic is bad for the environment.

There’s a better way. WeedGuardPlus gives landscapers a safe, effective, eco-friendly alternative. The OMRI Listed organic paper weedblock offers many advantages:

Saves Time and Money. Once you lay down WeedGuardPlus, you’re done with weeds. No more hand-weeding or spraying. You can even apply WeedGuardPlus right over existing weeds or invasive plant roots, and smother them with a single stroke.

Promotes Healthy Plants. WeedGuardPlus allows plants to establish without competition from weeds. What’s more, because the material is porous, it’s easy for water and nutrients to reach plant roots. And unlike black plastic, roots aren’t “cooked,” allowing them to support healthy plant growth.

Provides Lasting Protection. Durable WeedGuardPlus lasts until your landscape plants are well-established and can crowd out weeds on their own. It maintains its integrity when wet, and gradually decomposes as your plants establish, adding beneficial organic matter to the soil. For over 12 months of weed protection, use a double layer of WeedGuardPlus.

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Landscape Application Tips

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  • Prepare the area by removing unwanted rocks and debris
  • No need to de-weed! WeedGuardPlus goes directly over weeds or grass
  • Cover entire planting area with the WeedGuardPlus product that's right for your garden: 
    for Landscaping the ideal choices are Heavy Weight plain or creped (for easy contouring)
    WeedGuard is engineered to be 100% biodegradable, for extended season (6+ months) use apply 2+ layers of WeedGuard
  • Use sharp scissors to trim product to your garden space: it's easy to trim WeedGuardPlus to fit around trees and shrubs
  • Use a planting dibble to punch a hole through the soil & WeedGuard layers and place plants in desired locations
  • Cover the area with a thin layer of bark and wood chips for a beautiful finished look 


If you are wanting to plant drought tolerant grasses:

  • Prepare the area by removing unwanted rocks and debris
  • No need to de-weed! WeedGuardPlus goes directly over weeds or grass (best to trim if weeds are over 3" high)
  • Cover entire planting area with Heavy Weight WeedGuardPlus (1 layer should be sufficient, 2 layers if over thistles)
  • Use sharp scissors to trim product to your garden space: it's easy to trim WeedGuardPlus to fit around trees and shrubs
  • Cover the area with a 1.5" layer of weed free soil mixed with compost; inexpensive top soil is ok as long as it is weed free
  • Broadcast drought tolerant grass seed over the entire area 
  • Water lightly to keep soil moist and germinate the seed

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Zoysia grass
Flexible. Loves sun and shade. Slow growing. Tolerates traffic. Produces lush carpet. El Toro, Empire, Jamur, and Palisades most drought-resistant.

Bermuda grass
Loves the sun, responds well to watering, good traffic tolerance, but needs lots of mowing. Many varieties are drought-tolerant. Best in sub-tropical southern zones.

St. Augustine grass
Floratam is most drought-tolerant variety but generally it prefers dappled shade. Got trees? Ask your local municipality if it's giving them away.

Grade Selections

Landscape1Options for Every Use. Whatever your landscape application, there’s a WeedGuardPlus product right for you. Choose among the following:

No matter which product you choose, our landscape installation tips make application easy. Give it a try, and watch your plants flourish, weed-free!

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