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DeSoto, Mo
Mar 31, 2018 1:30 PM CST
Would it be safe to plant my garden in the soil under an old swimming pool. The liner had a leak and the pool water, with chemicals, drained out. How many years before the soil would be safe to plant vegetables in.
Name: Porkpal
Richmond, TX
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Mar 31, 2018 1:44 PM CST
I don't know about vegetables, but I know grass grows happily in such a location.
Name: greene
Savannah, GA (Sunset 28) (Zone 8b)
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Mar 31, 2018 1:50 PM CST
Just send a sample of soil to get tested for PH. The soil should be fine but the PH may need to be adjusted for certain plants.
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