Treating douglas fir boards - Knowledgebase Question

ENFIELD, Co
Question by nick_hearn
April 22, 2009
If I use douglas fir boards for a raised bed, can I pre treat them with Thompson water seal or seal them to prevent any rotting without chemicals that can leach in the ground?


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Answer from NGA
April 22, 2009

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Thompson's Water Seal will work, or you could use good old fashioned Linseed oil. Either will help keep the wood from rotting. Good luck with your garden!

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