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Q.Old Rectangular metal tub has rusted. May be aluminum or tin?

Zone 18951 | Anonymous added on June 5, 2020 | Answered

Can I use it for planting vegetables outdoors? Is it safe? Can I make it safe?

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Answered on June 6, 2020

It should be fine. Make sure your container has drainage holes. If not, drill plenty in. You can always line the cover with plastic before adding your soil. I did that with my wood planter. You need to punch holes in the plastic, too.

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