Of what not to do for track beds: 5 problematic options

  • Dec 24, 2019

Dispute the fact that between the beds need practical track, one of the most experienced gardeners will not. Those who choose their arrangement problem, willing to share personal experiences and incidentally say that from what not to do for track beds.

Owners of sites equipped with passages between the beds. Illustration for an article is used for a standard license © ofazende.com
Owners of sites equipped with passages between the beds. Illustration for an article is used for a standard license © ofazende.com

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Why is it necessary to cover between rows

Correctly chosen cover tracks in the garden makes it comfortable to work in all weather conditions. It is convenient to come to the plant to carry out the necessary work to care and not to drag on the boots kilograms of wet earth. A harvest after the rain when you can safely walk the aisle, do not stain your shoes, bring much more fun.

But it's not the only reasons for which the owners of land equipped with passages between the beds. Quality furnished track can solve several problems at once:

  • It excludes the possibility of the growth of weeds between the beds, which frees up time that usually have to spend to fight with them;
  • saving water, no additional water consumption for irrigation;
  • aesthetic side - garden with landscaped aisles looks much more attractive than footpaths, overgrown with weeds.

Criteria for selection of coating material between rows

To selected and bought material for tracks not subsequently become a headache gardener, ie Do no harm plants did not spoil the overall landscape of the area, did not take long for permanent alterations, must be guided by certain principles selection.

Requirements to be met by covering:

  • eco-friendly material, the use of which, even for a long time will not harm any plants or soil;
  • UV resistant and impermeable sunbeams;
  • waterproof material and is not afraid of moisture;
  • in view time operation the material must not be afraid of low temperatures;
  • coating should be breathable;
  • is not subject to biological and chemical influences, not rotting, ie durable and strong.
Correctly chosen cover tracks in the garden makes it comfortable to work in all weather conditions. Illustration for an article is used for a standard license © ofazende.com
Correctly chosen cover tracks in the garden makes it comfortable to work in all weather conditions. Illustration for an article is used for a standard license © ofazende.com

Problematic embodiments arrangement of tracks between the beds

Sharing his personal experience, gardeners go reverse and give practical advice of what not to do a track for ease of operation at the site.

The first is rejected, it would seem quite appropriate roofing material. This material is good for those times when it no one goes and nothing it does not, that is, as insulation under the slate or tile on the roof, where it was used for a long time. In the context of the garden can be used. But only if the installation site - perfectly smooth and firm. In addition, the roofing material can be damaged by a garden tool, leading to further breakage.

Not suitable for garden paths newspapers and cardboard. You can use them only in dry weather. And the surface should be smooth and dense.

No matter how beautifully looked plots laid out pieces of bricks, but it is also not an option. Laying will require a lot of time and effort. Suitable only well-preserved part. But they need to be firmly laid on a solution. And we're talking about a temporary option.

Someone uses a flat slate. But it is quite brittle material. If the surface is rough, it quickly begins to break down. Moreover, the price of his rather big.

If we talk about the beauty, the path of the stone looks great. But stacking technology sophisticated enough - you need to adjust some elements in size. Besides stones, unlike the brick and tile, uneven. Therefore, over time, some will be deeper in the ground, others - no. And such a path will turn into an obstacle course - will not only inconvenient, but also dangerous.

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