Vegetable Gardening

Vegetable Plants in Soil Once Inhabited by a Black Walnut

Anonymous added on June 12, 2015 | Answered

I would like to plant a vegetable garden in soil where there once was two black walnut trees. Would this be ok?

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Answered on June 13, 2015

Once the trees are removed, most of the adverse effects will be gone within a year or so. If you cannot wait that long, a great way around this is to use raised beds in the area. Then the soil used in the beds will not have the alleopathic chemicals.

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