We just got back from the Urban and Small Farms Conference this week which got me thinking about weed management for this coming year.  In searching for responses to some really good questions, I stumbled across two facts, one old and one new, I wanted to make sure to share.  The first is a oldie but goody from UC Davis IPM on soil solarization

Soil Solarization for Gardens and Landscapes

and the second is a new USU Extension Fact sheet about control of field bindweed

Suppression and Control of Field Bindweed – (Perennial Morning Glory) in Residential Areas