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Re: Solar blanket vs black plastic

  • To: Multiple recipients of list <iris-l@rt66.com>
  • Subject: Re: Solar blanket vs black plastic
  • From: Rick Tasco/Roger Duncan <randrcv@sierratel.com>
  • Date: Sat, 6 Sep 1997 22:29:48 -0600 (MDT)

J. Griffin Crump wrote:
> Rick -- Hadn't heard about keeping it MOIST under the plastic. How does
> one do this?  Day before yesterday, I peeled the black plastic off a bed
> that had been under wraps for 2 months. Today, the grass is sprouting!
> @#%*&!
> Griff Crump, along the tidal Potomac near Mount Vernon, VA  and still
> behind the weed curve!  jgcrump@erols.com


Use soaker or drip hoses.  Keep the ground damp the entire time under
CLEAR plastic.

Rick Tasco
Superstition Iris Gardens
Central California
Zone 8

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