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White plastic solarization 4 day field test

Solarization with white plastic.

We were a little unsure about using white plastic for solarization of weeds.

After 4 days of sun it seems to have begun the job of baking the weeds to death.

We liked this plastic because it was thick and cheap and should endure several applications..



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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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http://www.fao.org/docrep/t0455e/T0455E0o.htm Thickness hinders the process, BUT IF IT WORKS FOR YOU, tell us all about it.

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