Vegetable Gardening

Winter Cover of Vegetable Garden

PSanquist added on November 11, 2016 | Answered

We had several weeds come up between gardening fabric in my vegetable garden last summer. We will put a layer of one year old compost (black gold) down this fall (as we have for a few years). Should we cover the garden with a tarp to kill of the weeds? Will this hurt our compost?

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Answered on November 13, 2016

You can cover the area of concern with a black plastic covering to completely block out the light.
Here are some links with more information.

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