weed prevention for two years: newspaper will prevent any grass/weed seeds from germinating, but unlike fabric, it will decompose after ~ 18 months. By that time, any grass/weed seeds that were present in the soil on planting will be dead.
Paver stone for patio and pool area. Pattern of formal garden for flower beds. Terrace with dining and seating area and a path running through a formal garden. Garden design by Louise del Balzo. Photo by Steven Wooster. Via design design