Weed Block Fabric
Dewitt Professional Landscape Fabrics
DeWitt provides a wide landscape fabric product offering for virtually every landscape or growing related applications.
DeWitt Pro 5 Landscape & Weed Fabric, Black (5oz ):
This weed barrier is made from woven polypropylene fabric and is a very durable and versatile fabric that is capable of performing many functions. It is a great choice for both cost-efficiency and durability. Woven polypropylene, needle punch fabric with its reinforced fiber is perfect for weed control and offers excellent soil retention.
The Black color will prevent light penetration
Preserves moisture in the soil
Needle punching offers stability on slopes & slight moisture absorption
Color stripes 12 inches apart make for easy spacing and planting
5oz fabric is highly durable with great longevity
The DeWitt Pro 5 weed barrier is a very tough and long lasting landscaping and weed control fabric. This polypropylene fabric is constructed to resist rotting and degradation. It's needle punched allows water, air and nutrients to seep slowly through the material while stopping weed growth.
DeWitt Pro 5 is an excellent product for controlling weeds, blocks insects and works great when applied under mulch, rocks and soil. It's an excellent choice as a retaining wall backing and preserves the moisture in soil. It is a very popular product for use in greenhouses for preventing weeds and soil stabilization.
This weed barrier offers excellent quality as well as being cost efficient. It's widely used by private and public utilities and landscape specialists. While offering great durability and flexibility, it's the ideal product among landscapers. It's very easy to unroll, cut and install, secures with the ground very easily by using staples, stakes or spikes.
The DeWitt Bulk Protection Underliner (4 oz):
The underliner is installed directly under the waterproof pond liners. It will protect the liner from any sharp objects, abrasive materials and offers additional support.
5 oz Woven Polypropylene Construction
DeWitt Bulk Protection Underliner is designed to protect liners in pools, ponds and waterways. It's tough, puncture resistant, durable and safe for installation under pond liners. The last thing you need to run into are tears and punctures in your pond liner. This product will protect the liner from rocks or other sharp objects while providing support over soft areas that can produce gaps. It's a permanent, one-time installation that will last for years to come. It's very easy to work with as it's pre-cut into various sizes.
This pond underliner is developed to protect the waterproof pond liners that are usually installed in man-made ponds, pools and waterways. It provides stability and a smooth surface for supporting the pond liner that is often governed by stress points because of the large volume of water above it. Many times people use inadequate materials such as cardboard, carpet padding and newspapers to support the liners. Unfortunately, they easily fall apart or rot which will lead to big problems down the road. The DeWitt underliner is a permanent solution to designed to permanently protect the rubber liner from puncture.
DeWitt Sunbelt Woven Ground Cover (3.2oz):
The DeWitt Company has been the leading pioneer in the field of penetrable weed control fabrics. Sunbelt is a 3.2 oz polypropylene ground cover that offers the best absorbency to let in water, nutrients and air while blocking out weeds. This ground cover will last between 8 to 12 years.
Sunbelt ground cover comes with UV resistant elements that will hold up under direct sunlight for longevity. This polypropylene material is tough enough to stand up to punctures, tears and the penetration of weeds. It conveniently offers gold stripes, every 12-inches, for easy alignment and spacing of plants. It is ideal for general weed protection, for any outdoor display and greenhouses.
For over 30 years, DeWitt has been leading the way in weed control fabrics and product development. They were the first company to offer these fabrics and now produce some of the highest quality as well as a widest selection of quality woven ground covers on the market.
Sunbelt ground cover is a woven black polypropylene fabric that is excellent for penetrating water, nutrients and air through its fabric while blocking out light that is required for weed growth. This is the perfect fabric for general purpose weed control and water conservation. It's excellent for general planting where weed prevention is a must, ideal for greenhouses and outdoor displays.
This high quality fabric blocks 99.7% of light, withstands tearing, puncturing and weed invasion. It has been approved by government weed control applications and normally lasts between 8 to 12 years.
DeWitt Ultraweb 3000 Woven Ground Cover (2.2 oz):
This woven black polypropylene ground cover is an excellent choice for cost-effective weed control and landscaping. With UV protection, this is a very long lasting material for areas that are open and in direct sunlight. Ultraweb 3000 is the ideal landscaping and weed control at a very cost-effective price. This superb material costs a great deal less than many inferior products, while guaranteeing a far superior and long-lasting performance. DeWitt Ultraweb 3000 woven ground cover is the perfect choice for your needs.
Woven Ground Cover Landscape Weed Control Fabric (2.2 oz):
This fabric is conveniently designed to fold into 6-foot long rolls for easy shipping and handling. It's 12-inch colored lines make spacing and plant alignment a breeze. It is perfect for open spaces with direct sunlight thanks to its UV protection. It is manufactured with state-of-the-art weaving technology for superior performance and longevity. For those looking for cost-efficiency, this landscape fabric is less expensive than your standard 6 mil mulching plastics, while delivering a much longer lifespan. It's ideal for safe weed control and water conservation. This is a choice product for greenhouses, landscaping needs and horticultural requirements.
Dewitt Non-Woven Geotextile (4.5 oz):
This non-woven polypropylene fabric will not rot or decay and offers the perfect solution for erosion control and is great for weed control. This is the perfect choice for drainage and soil filtration and offers superb erosion control, permanently. This is a very popular product for asphalt overlay with its 120 lb grab tensile strength. Geotextile is used by gardeners for separating certain soils and garden spaces easily. It is designed to offer excellent cushioning and is perfect for weed control.
Non-woven geotextile has been developed to take care of multiple landscaping projects while offering one of the toughest materials on the market. It's used on many construction sites and is found under many foundations. This fabric will keep soil in place while letting water pass through it. It offers a permanent erosion control when placed behind retaining walls and banks. This material is also used for asphalt overlay because it provides an excellent, stable base. It can also be used for weed control underneath sidewalks pathways, bricks and even concrete.
Dewitt White Ground Cover UV Treated Woven (3.2 oz):
This is a woven white polypropylene fabric that is very thick, is UV protective and can double as a frost blanket. It can be placed under mulch or rock or on the top of the soil. It will provide you with 3.2 oz, sq yd, thickness for added protection during extended seasons. This white woven polypropylene fabric works perfectly as a general purpose weed barrier, is puncture and tear resistant and is UV stabilized for a long life.
This white woven polypropylene ground cover is perfect for general purpose weed barriers that allows for the absorbency of water, air and nutrients through the material, while blocking the light required for the growth of weeds. It's also the perfect choice for safe weed control and water conservation.
This fabric is UV treated for longevity in open spaces and full sunlight while doubling as a frost blanket for extended seasons. This fabric can be used on top of soil or under mulch and soil beneath the surface. This is an excellent choice for outdoor crop rows, raised beds, greenhouses and nurseries and is an all purpose landscape fabric. This white colored fabric is ideal of reflecting light up onto plants and is very useful for growing roses and other similar flowers and plants.
The DeWitt Company has been pioneering the field of permeable weed control fabrics with over 30 years of product development.
DeWitt Company has absolutely all fabrics for all purposes for any of your gardening, landscaping, driveways, pathways, sidewalks, and the list goes on, needs. You can trust their product line because they truly are the leading pioneers in ground covers, weed protection, wall retention and flower beds. If cost-effectiveness is on the top of your list, they offer the very best pricing while guaranteeing the very best quality. Home gardeners and professional landscapers alike, choose DeWitt products for all the landscaping needs.
Dewitt Weed Barrier Fabric
DeWitt White Landscape Weed Barrier Fabric specializes in areas that are
typically very sunny. The thickness of this fabric makes it even less likely
that deeply rooted weeds will be able to grow.
Prevent Weeds from Germinating
This is because the necessary sunlight is incapable of making it through to
where the weeds are rooted. By preventing the sunlight to access the soil
the fabric prevents the germination of seeds and helps stop weeds from
How do Landscape Fabrics Prevent Weeds?
Many folks wonder how Landscape fabric work and if they really do anything
to help prevent weeds from spreading or growing in garden beds and
landscaping areas. For this we have dug in and have the answer.
Landscape Fabric interrupts the natural growth cycle of weeds and
prevents seeds from germinating and reproducing. By stifling the growth
cycle of unwanted plants landscape ground cover fabrics reduce the workload
and time spent dealing with weeds. Fabric does not eliminate all the weeds,
but greatly reduces the seed that get spread and germinate in the soil.
Life cycle of a plant including germination. Picture courtesy of
No matter how many weeds you have removed prior to the fabric installation
of your landscape fabric, weed seeds from nearby areas can still be carried
through the air and land in your garden. This is why it’s important to put
down a piece of fabric and then be mindful of any new emerging weeds and
take care of them before they continue the seed reproduction cycle.
have criticized this fabric saying that it seems unsightly to have fabric
covering an entire landscape and for some, it could seem an unattractive
prospect. It’s encouraged that if you’re not using the fabric in a
greenhouse or a nursery setting that you place mulch on top of the fabric to
hide it and provide a more natural garden bed look. Putting bark or heavy
mulch can also change the Ph levels of the soil and make it harder for weeds
to stick around.
Dig out all vegetation. This can be done by using a
shovel or hoe positioned at a 45-degree angle. Don’t be afraid to dig deep
enough as you can always cover it up after the fact.
Use herbicides as another method. However, this can
be a little tricky because you have to use the right type and know the right
time for the application to achieve its effectiveness. When shopping for
herbicides, always read the label. If you want to learn which herbicide is
best for your garden, you may read this
Typically, the matte texture of the landscape fabric should be
facing down, while the glossy texture of the fabric should be facing up when
laying the fabric. The matted side is designed to be faced down for
better grip to the ground. Moreover, some fabrics have no difference on
What Happens If I Install It Upside Down?
It won’t be the end of the world if you inadvertently lay it upside down,
but chances are less moisture is going to penetrate.
Overlap your fabric
Overlapping the fabric up to 6 inches is also preferred and leave about 2
inches of overhang on the edges. You can then insert the fabric around the
corners to conceal it and prevent it from getting blown by the wind.
A good thing to remember when installing the DeWitt Weed Barrier is to
be sure to stake the fabric down with 6” galvanized or stainless-steel
landscape pins. The pins will keep the fabric from moving or getting blown
around by the wind during installation. By keeping the fabric in place, you
can help ensure that seeds do not make it to the soil beneath.
Staking the Fabric in Place
general, you can put a pin every 3 feet in each direction starting with the
edges of the fabric first. You may need additional pin rows depending on the
roll size. For example a 6’ wide roll will require 1 pin on each end of the
roll and one in the middle, however, a 12’ wide roll requires 5 pins per
Useful for Xeriscaping and Rock Gardens
An overlooked application where landscape fabric really shines is
Xeriscaping or places where there are mostly rocky beds with plants that do
not require much watering. For installations like these, ground cover fabric
is worth its weight in gold in helping prevent time spent outside weeding
Xeriscape Low Water Landscape
Xeriscaping has become very popular in arid climates or places where water
use is at a premium. This style of landscape veers from a traditional garden
bed with shrubs and trees in that it is largely made from rocks, yes rocks.
Many Xeriscapes look like riverbeds that are interspersed with decorative
grasses and plants that require minimal water and are hardy. Arizona
landscapes are a great example of this, where much of the landscape can be
ornamental stone but the plants that are placed are drought resistant and do
not require much water.
To best server this landscape a fabric is placed
underneath the rock and holes are made in the fabric to accommodate Cacti or
other grasses and plantings. By taking the extra step of adding landscape
fabric under the rock you can help prevent the following arid weed
• Desert Broom
• And puncture vine
Multi-use as a temporary Frost Blanket
Dewitt white landscape fabric is permeable and can breathe, enabling water
and nutrients to flow through. Many gardeners use this fabric for plantings
and is specifically useful for growing roses.