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    How can I stop weeds growing on my drive?

    Driveway Contractors

    Hi, what can I do about weeds that grow through the gravel in my driveway? Thank you.

    Asked by asa on 10th Feb 2022
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    Dream Landscapes

    "You weed use weed killer and then get a geo fix path grout wet slabs to brush it in"

    Answered on 10th Feb 2022 - Member since Jan 2022 - report
    C & N Landscaping and tree surgery specialist

    "Lots and lots of treatments are available but Mother Nature will always win I'mafraid, treat your drive but check it’s pet friendly and de-weed as often as you can."

    Answered on 23rd Feb 2022 - Member since Jul 2021 - report
    Fenhomes property repairs and maintenance.

    "To prevent this you need to rake back all the gravel and fit a breathable membrane down which will let water to drain through but prevent weed and grass to penetrate through"

    Answered on 16th Feb 2022 - Member since Sep 2021 - report
    Zia mohebbi

    "Hi, you should have put membrane weed control.

    Is there a membrane underneath gravel? If not then that's why it grows in the first place"

    Answered on 10th Feb 2022 - Member since Feb 2022 - report
    Noel leahy construction

    "Weedkiller applied at the right time of year is very effective on most weeds and if you wanted a more permanent solution dig it up and put a new membrane down and re-stone it"

    Answered on 21st Feb 2022 - Member since Feb 2022 - report
    Greencut Garden Services

    "I would remove existing gravel, spray weed killer on area, then lay down a good membrane and then put your old gravel down or get new."

    Answered on 11th Feb 2022 - Member since Feb 2019 - report
    JMW Tiling

    "Unfortunately, you can’t stop weeds growing in a gravel driveway you can only maintain them by using a weed killer"

    Answered on 10th Feb 2022 - Member since Oct 2021 - report

    You can take out the existing weed growth to a clean surface, depending on the surface we usually then use a clear sealant to prevent this in the future."

    Answered on 11th Feb 2022 - Member since Feb 2022 - report
    Nationwide Drives Ltd

    "Scrape gravel & weeds off the driveway, for best results compact base until the ground is clear of any loose hardcore/stones.
    Then lay a heavy-duty membrane, making sure you peg it down in order to prevent it from coming up.
    Finally, you can relay your old gravel.
    This will prevent the weeds from coming back."

    Answered on 10th Feb 2022 - Member since Jun 2020 - report

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