Most gardeners agree that the best place for landscaping fabric is around shrubs and trees. Where it can be installed and topped with quality mulch to last for years, hopefully.
Because it’s intended to be left in place, it’s not recommended for vegetable gardens or annual flower beds.
Additionally, landscape fabric can be used for more than just weed control. Another popular use for landscape fabric is for erosion control on slopes, as they can prevent washouts from heavy rains.
Heavier fabrics are held in place by fabric staples. Longer staples should be used when working in sandy soils.
It could be your golden ticket to nipping your weed woes in the bud. By acting as a physical barrier between the soil and the sun