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suitable for border lining?

Discussion in 'In the Garden' started by jb1468, 14 Sep 2011.

  1. jb1468

    jb1468

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    I am sorting out a few border areas and the backdrop for these will be a fence run (feather boards with gaps). I need to put something against the fence between the face of the fence boards and the soil for the border or the soil will just fall through the fence gaps into another area of hard landscaping behind. Something similar to what I suspect people use for lining wooden planters (not that I have ever done such a thing - but thats soon on the list of jobs)

    Question is can I use something I have or do I need to splash out some more cash. I have 2 things that I think might be appropriate but I don't know if there is some reason I am unaware of as to why they would not be suitable.

    1) Roll of DPC (damp proof course) that I dont need anymore and would be an ideal height to staple along the fence OR
    2) Landscape fabric that I have left over

    Can I use either and if not why not

    Thanks folks
     
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    Assuming the fence is on a gravel board or better yet is clear of the ground the dpc would be perfect. The terram would let through water if wet soil was pressed against it.
     
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    Thanks - I thought it sounded ideal, however wondered whether in anyway it would not be good for plants/soil etc
     
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    nope totally fine.
     
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