In horticulture and landscaping, liners are materials acting as a barrier in the soil. Liners can be made of plastic, fabric, cardboard, wood, etc. The intention of installing liners in gardens differ from gardener to gardener.
– They trap soil moisture. – Liners trap heat in the soil. – They prevent erosion of the soil. – They prevent the growth of weed. – They prevent leaching of soil and nutrients. – Liners prevent pests from your reaching your plants.
Even though raised garden beds are easy to construct and maintain, it is not so easy to install liners when the raised bed has already been constructed. If you want liners in your raised garden bed, it is easier to install them during the construction of your raised garden bed.