Vegetable Garden

Discussion in 'Landscape Architecture and Design' started by Smithers, May 30, 2005.

  1. Smithers

    Smithers LawnSite Silver Member
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    Just wanted to show my recent project for a friend of mine.

    veg gar-before.jpg
  2. Smithers

    Smithers LawnSite Silver Member
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    veg gard-after.jpg
  3. bluediamond

    bluediamond LawnSite Member
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    Nice job. Keep up the good work.
  4. blkberry

    blkberry LawnSite Member
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    Please tell me those are not pressure treated timbers! I have put too many hours in my garden to have veggies laced with the nasty s^&# used to treat wood!!
  5. Smithers

    Smithers LawnSite Silver Member
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    yes, these are pressure treated pieces of wood. HD says.........."Use for decks, play structures, raised beds, planter boxes, retaining walls, walkways, outdoor furniture, landscaping and other outdoor projects"....

    what can happen if you plant vegetables in them?

    what other kind of wood can you use for something like that?

    Bricks were too expensive for the client!
  6. rick2752

    rick2752 LawnSite Member
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    pressure treated lumber used to be treated with arsenic. HD hasnt carried that type of treated for a few years now. It is treated with a type of salt I think now.
  7. Critical Care

    Critical Care LawnSite Bronze Member
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