-Light, heaven, sun, day, hot, male,
fast, up, outside, fire, wood
-Dark, earth, moon, night, autumn,
winter, cold, female, slow, down,
inside, water, metal
-Five elements:Wood, water, fire, metal, earth
-Nutrient accumulators: Yarrow, dandelion, chicory, lambs quarters, plantain, etc.
-Nitrogen fixers: legumes, clover, Eleagnus, black locust, alder, acacia
-Spike roots: chicory, daikon, comfrey,
-Fibrous-rooted: alfalfa, mustard,
In the summer, cultivate and remove plant matter
Lay down black plastic
Leave for 6 weeks
Temperature can reach 140°F in the top 6 inches, killing weed seeds, insects, nematodes, fungi, and bacterial ( including organisms that cause damping off, verticillium wilt, fusarium wilt, potato scab, crown gall disease, and phytophthora root rot).