Thursday, April 9, 2020

Using Plastic Mulch

Using Black Plastic Mulch for Soil Prep

Over the past year or so, I have been experimenting with a method for soil prep using plastic mulch.  The quick version is that when you cover the ground with plastic mulch, the weeds can't grow, and worms and other soil life can thrive under the protective layer of plastic and do amazing things to the soil.  I now believe this to be very true. 

In the short video below, you will see what we found when we moved our plastic after leaving it sit for I think over a year.  It did a great job keeping the massive amounts of morning glory in the space from making a huge mess, and we were very happy with the results.  We have big plans for this space, and I am excited to get this next garden adventure started.