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Early spring solarization

Garden solarization

Is it too early in the year to get the high temperatures necessary for solarization? Will these translucent drop cloths work as well as last year's transparent ones?

Only time will tell. But it's fun to at least imagine I'm preparing large areas of summer garden space by shaking out a sheet of plastic and weighing down the edges with rebar.



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About us: Anna Hess and Mark Hamilton spent over a decade living self-sufficiently in the mountains of Virginia before moving north to start over from scratch in the foothills of Ohio. They've experimented with permaculture, no-till gardening, trailersteading, home-based microbusinesses and much more, writing about their adventures in both blogs and books.



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Well, if there isn't enough solarization, how about goatization? :-)
Comment by Roland_Smith Sun Mar 27 15:53:26 2016





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