Raised Garden Beds


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What is the best kind of wood to use when building a raised garden box in south central Pennsylvania?

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Answered on April 7, 2011

I like cedar, but nearly any wood can be used successfully for raised beds. You may want to line them, however, to help prevent rotting. This is also a good idea if you are using treated wood, since chemicals can leach into the soil. The following articles should be of some help to you:

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