[Market-farming] solarization was carbon loss

Road's End Farm organic87 at frontiernet.net
Wed Oct 28 21:15:26 EDT 2009

On Oct 28, 2009, at 6:05 PM, Garth & Kim Travis wrote:

> It is clear plastic, over a very wet bed,
> and weights along the edges so the bed can't dry out.  Sun can get hot
> any time of the year.  I have been sunburned in Nothern Alberta in
> January.  You want to steam the bed to kill disease and insects.

Doesn't this also kill all your beneficial soil life?

-- Rivka; Finger Lakes NY, Zone 5 mostly
Fresh-market organic produce, small scale
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