Using Occultation and Solarization to Kill Weeds and Grass

Leavenworth Fish Hatchery Pollinator Garden 12790 Fish Hatchery Road, Leavenworth, WA, United States

It’s always desirable to get rid of unwanted weeds and grass without pesticides but doing so can be challenging. Two methods that can be used are occultation and solarization. In occultation or soil tarping, light is excluded from the treated area, typically using silage tarps or black plastic. In solarization, clear plastic is used so […]