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Use Pressure Treated Wood for Raised Garden Beds - ProWood ....Jun 24, 2009 ... Agricultural Extension Service and the University of Florida, today's pressure-treated lumber "is safe to use around children and animals and for gardens with edibles." Don't burn or compost pressure treated wood. Once you're finished building the bed, your pressure treated wood scraps and sawdust can...

Using Pressure Treated Lumber in Raised Garden Beds | Backyard ....Apr 12, 2009 ... Many people and sites and magazines will say you shouldn't use pressure treated lumber, it is bad and will leach dangerous chemicals like arsenic into the .... I think anyone lining PT gardens with plastic is probably just making things worse as we are starting to learn about how harmful plastic leaching is.

Is Treated Lumber Safe for Building Raised Bed Vegetable Gardens?.There\'s still a lot of controvery about using treated wood for vegetable gardens. There was a time when pressure treated lumber contained arsenic (CCA) and was not considered safe for use in raised vegetable gardens because the arsenic leached out into the soil. The newest method for treating wood is Micronized...

Raised bed lumber, pressure treated safe? | Oregon State University ....Of course, the primary concern with using pressure treated wood in raised-bed gardens has been with the arsenic in CCA- (chromated copper arsenate) treated wood. This publication from Pennsylvania State University does a good job describing the risks of using both CCA-treated wood as well as ACQ-treated wood.

Are Pressure Treated Woods Safe in Garden Beds? - FineGardening.Concerns have focused on the leaching of arsenic from pressure-treated wood into the soil, contaminating plants and people. Two compounds, quite similar to each other but sold by different suppliers, have now replaced CCA wood in the residential market. Are these new products safe to use in our home gardens?

Is Pressure Treated Wood Safe as a Raised Garden Bed? & more ....Jan 5, 2014 ... I think that if your aim is to have an organic garden you would not want to have raised beds made with pressure treated lumber. ... does not constitute any scientific information either way in regard to the actual safety of different materials, pertinent to use in proximity to gardens and crops for consumption.

Environmental Soil Issues: Garden Use of Treated Lumber.The treatment process usually involves immersing wood in a 2-3% solution of CCA and subjecting it to high pressure, which encourages deep penetration of CCA into the wood. Up to 50 gallons of CCA solution is used per cubic yard of wood. The treated wood has concentrations of Cr, Cu, and As that range from 1000 to...

Pressure Treated Wood For Raised Garden Beds? - GardenFork ....May 18, 2016 ... Can you use pressure treated wood to build raised beds? The pros and cons of using pressure treated wood in the garden. ... If spraying copper on the plants to kill fungi is considered an acceptable practice in organic gardening, why should there be a problem treating your garden boxes with it??.

The New Treated Woods: Safe for Garden Use? - Gardens Alive.Q. I want to build some cold frames but am confused about what type of wood to use. I am concerned about using pressure treated wood around my veggies because of the arsenic. But I fear attracting termites with untreated wood. Any thoughts? ---Stephen in Huntingdon Valley, PAIs the new pressure-treated Nature Wood...

Safely Using Pressure Treated Wood for Garden Frames.What struck me is the use of pressure treated wood for the gardens! I have been pelted with questions for years concerning the safety of using pressure treated wood for vegetable gardens. Though I had feelings on the subject (and have built dozens of them for friends and clients) it was only recently that I felt there was...