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Used HD landscaping timbers for raised beds. Did we screw up?

hopefulnovice
14 years ago

Hi,

I wish I'd thought to ask this earlier. My husband built me two 3.5 x 7.5 raised beds out of some "landscaping timber" we found in the HD garden section. It was about $2 per 8 foot piece. We are planning on planting lots of vegetables in these beds.

Am I going to poison my family? What kind of chemicals are in that wood, and will it leach into the soil? Do I need to rip them out and start again?

Thanks, feeling very stupid.

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