Re: Solar blanket vs black plastic
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- Subject: Re: Solar blanket vs black plastic
- From: Rick Tasco/Roger Duncan <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Sun, 7 Sep 1997 21:32:43 -0600 (MDT)
> In a message dated 9/7/97 4:28:33 AM, you wrote:
> <<Use soaker or drip hoses. Keep the ground damp the entire time under
> CLEAR plastic.
> Rick, should there be a space left between the plastic and the soil? If so,
> what distance??\
No, keep it snug around the soil and tucked in at the edges. You don't
want an air buffer which will reduce the temp down in the soil. What
the clear plastic will do will magnify the sun's rays and heat the soil
to temps exceeding 135 degrees and litterly cook the soil.
Superstition Iris Gardens
Ps: Who is this?