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?
Winter Cover of Vegetable Garden
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
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.