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Vegetable Garden

Anonymous added on May 6, 2014 | Answered

I saw your article on plants and shrubs that do well near salt water.  My question is, will planting my vegetable garden too close to a salt water tidal river affect the taste of the vegetables?

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Nikki
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Answered on May 6, 2014

The salt itself should not, but it could cause stunted growth, which does sometimes reduce the robustness of the flavor of fruits and vegetables.

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