Medium weight Natural Burlap is used around the home to winter wrap shrubs and other outdoor plants, as well as many other uses including biodegradable soil erosion control, arts and crafts, wind break, seed germination and shading.
Preventing Soil Erosion
Natural Burlap can be laid out for erosion control, particularly for seeding areas. It will decompose entirely within 6 months.
For those in cold winter climates, Natural Burlap can be used to winter wrap shrubs and hedges. For tips and suggestions, please see our October 2014 Newsletter.
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Natural Burlap can be used to safely transport plants. It has been used by nurseries and other distributors for years to transport plants safely.
Because Natural Burlap is biodegradable and made from plant fibers, it is the perfect medium for transplanting trees and shrubs. Simply wrap the roots once or twice and plant. By the time the burlap decomposes, the plant’s root system ought to be fully established.
Similar to shading, burlap can be used as a windbreak as well.
Arts & Crafts
Common burlap crafts include lamp shades, art canvas, costumes, placemats, rugs and curtains.
Learn how to make Burlap Flowers.