By Erin Marissa Russell Soil solarization uses high temperatures to kill insects, weeds, and pathogens in moist soil, using the heat of the sun instead of the chemicals often employed. It requires enough plastic sheeting to cover the desired area, water, and a bit of time and … [Read more...]
How long does it take to solarize soil?
Question: How long does it take to solarize soil? I am interested in trying it out, but I don't necessarily want to leave a bunch of plastic on the ground for a super long time if I don't have to. How does it work? - Julia W Answer: It generally takes around eight weeks to … [Read more...]