Vegetable Gardening

Planting Vegetable Garden in Previously Treated Lawn


Anonymous added on February 19, 2018 | Answered

I have had my lawn treated with a product called Proganix by a local company for the last three years. Typically have 4 applications per summer. Here is a link to the product: http://www.lawndoctordenver.com/proganix-program http://www.lawndoctordenver.com/sites/default/files/progranix.png I'd like to pull up some of the sod and plant a vegetable garden, however I need to know if there is any danger to planting vegetables in the soil that has been treated with this product. If necessary, I can treat the soil, but need to know the best way to do that. Also, is it necessary to test the soil... thank you for your time.


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Downtoearthdigs
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
Answered on February 19, 2018

I would advise a soil test to start your garden project.
Your County Extension Office can help you with a soil test for just a few dollars.
Here is a link to help you find your nearest office.
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/extension-search/

You can also create raised beds to garden in. Raised beds can allow you to bring in soil to create a good growing environment for your plants.

Here are some links with more information.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/vegetables/vgen/raised-vegetable-gardens.htm
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/garden-how-to/soil-fertilizers/best-soil-raised-garden-beds.htm
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/vegetables/vgen/vegetable-gardening-for-beginners.htm

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