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Getting rid of annoying weeds

Local 5 Chief Meteorologist Brad Edwards took a drastic step to get ride of weeds in his garden.
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Local 5 Chief Meteorologist Brad Edwards took a drastic step to get ride of weeds in his garden. 

The process is called solarization, a word used to describe using summer sunlight to bake the soil. Though it’s quite effective in growing weeds, it does have some downsides. 

He explains it all in the latest episode of Brad’s Backyard Garden.