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Soil Solarization Eliminates Weeds and Pests

Your August Gardening Project Most people in the Austin area try to forget about the heat of summer, but there is one gardening project that is perfect for August. Research by horticulturists of the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service has found that soil solarization can suppress weeds both short and long term and is best done during the hottest days of the year. A Drastic Solution? Soil sterilization may sound like a drastic solution, but it’s actually an environmentally friendly way of using the sun to control soilborne… Read More →