The Q&A Archives: Growing Vegetables In A Raised Bed W/ Pressure Treated Wood.

Question: If I grow vegetables in a raised bed lined with pressure treated wood is the food good to eat. I'm
worried about the chemicals leaking in.

Answer: There continues to be debate on this issue. If you are concerned about it, you could use a different material to from the raised bed. Ordinary lumber will last for several years, redwood or cypress last for years, stones, bricks, and plain dirt sides for a lower bed will all work.

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