Weed Mat – Wholesale
Wholesale suppliers of weed mat offer a range of products for different applications.
All weed matting is not the same, some products are permeable to air and water as well as being degradable lasting from 2 – 5 years depending on the amount of sunlight it receives. A few are even certified for use in organic applications.
In wholesale nurseries weed mat is often used as a shield or ground cover to help prevent weeds from growing between potted plants. It reduces labor costs and improve to only the look of the nursery, but also productivity by helping eliminate weed competition with plants.
Weed mat is available in large rolls, bulk and cut to size.
Commonly used heavy duty weed mat is a woven material available in .9m, 1.6m 3.6m and 5m widths depending on supplier.
A biodegradable product, known as Weed Gunnel has recently been developed with landscapers and organic growers in mind.
Using weed mat
Best laid out so that it will overlap by around 20cm to prevent weeds finding a way through.
Some gardeners like to use a layer of black plastic over the area for a month is summer to kill weeds, and then remove the plastic and use the biodegradable weed mat.
Holes are cut in the matting with a sharp knife for plants, fertiliser and water retention crystals can be added at this time as well.
Also useful for beneath shallow rooted trees where weeds compete with the roots however weed killers and mechanical weed removal will disturb roots systems and are not appropriate.
WHOLESALE WEED MAT
10-12 George St Sandringham VIC 3191
Retail and wholesale sales of pond and dam liners, shadecloth and shadesails, greenhouse films, weed-matting, solar protectors and pool covers.
2/104 Wedgewood Rd Hallam VIC 3803
Propagation equipment, greenhouses, Wetpot Watering System, greenhouse film, shadecloth, fertilizers, Technical Advice, Fertilizer formulations, Leaf & Soil Analysis, Service, & spare parts