I need a landscape/ garden fabric that can take sun exposure over a long period of time. Any suggestions?

Asked by Oleta
Garland, ME

for moderate sized home garden.


Andrea Vollf, LEED AP ID+C

Answered by Andrea Vollf, LEED AP ID+C

Schaumburg, IL

VK Sustainable Concepts

September 19, 2011

Dear Oleta,

I would suggest looking for fabrics that are designed for boats. Those fabrics in particular tend to resist to a higher amount of sun exposure and consequently, they should last longer.

There are several manufacturers in the US that carry specific lines focusing on boats and outdoors.

Although most of professionals prefer Sunbrella products, I also suggest you to check the following websites to educate yourself on the options available and decide on which one will be the best fit for your needs.

Feel free to contact us if you need further recommendations.

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