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pressure treated wood containers

Delawre Cnty. New York, United States Us

is it safe to grow root vegetables in pressure treated wood raised boxes?



I have learned that pressure treated wood is soaked in all sorts of chemicals, including arsenic, which, of course, is a poison. We recently built raised beds from composite lumber--which is a recycled material. Here it comes under the brand name Trex.

15 May, 2008


Not in the US. Many cities have ripped out children playgrounds built of PT lumber due to toxins. It is a known risk to humans.

15 May, 2008

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