Photo by Melody

Definition of infrared mulch

Categorized under "General"

Definition as written by Terry:

An opaque (usually black, sometimes red) plastic mulch that is used for the dual purposes of warming the soil and smothering weeds. When used with taller plants (such as tomatoes) in very warm climates, the plastic mulch may need to be covered with straw after the summer heat comes on, otherwise the soil can become too warm (but not as warm as soil solarization using clear plastic)


Add a definition to this term

Return to the Gardenology homepage

Return to Dave's Garden


We recommend Firefox
Overwhelmed? There's a lot to see here. Try starting at our homepage.

[ Home | About | Advertise | Media Kit | Mission | Featured Companies | Submit an Article | Terms of Use | Tour | Rules | Privacy Policy | Contact Us ]

Back to the top

Copyright © 2000-2014 Dave's Garden, an Internet Brands company. All Rights Reserved.
 

Hope for America