Are Pressure Treated Woods Safe in Garden Beds ...

Gardeners have used pressure-treated wood for decades in raised beds and as posts, but on December 31, 2003, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) banned the sale of lumber treated with chromated copper arsenate (CCA) for residential use. Concerns have focused on the leaching of arsenic from pressure-treated wood.…

Is Treated Lumber Safe for Raised Beds? The Survivalist Blog

Sep 10, 2018 · This deep penetration of the preservatives is what keeps the pressure treated wood from rotting longer than lumber treated with a topical sealant. Pressure treated lumber is used for fence posts, garden beds, decking, playground equipment, and many other structures that are either partially below ground or have significant exposure to the elements.…

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 safe to use as a framing material for a raised bed vegetable garden?…

Is Treated Wood Safe in the Vegetable Garden? – Laidback ...

Jun 25, 2017 · 4 thoughts on “ Is Treated Wood Safe in the Vegetable Garden? ” ... I have decided to build raise beds and bring in better soil for my vegetable garden. The information you have presented makes me feel comfortable with my decision to go with treated lumber. However, I read elsewhere that certain types of fasteners (galvanized) should be ...…