Staking Vegetables

donmc added on May 21, 2011 | Answered

Is it alright to use treated lumber to make stakes?

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Answered on May 23, 2011

Treated lumber is no longer treated with carcinogenic chemicals, so are safe to use in your vegetable garden. Some people do still believe that because they are treated with chemicals, they should not be used. Whether you do or not, is up to you, but according to science, they are safe.

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