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I made these two planter boxes for a Christmas present for my Sister. She has two potted plants sitting in them either side of her front door.They are made from treated pine fence palings and i also gave them a coat of linseed oil.
I'd like to ask whether chemically treated palings are appropriate to use in planter boxes for edible plants?
There's a lot of debate about the risk of contamination. A lot of people use builders plastic to line the inside of the beds as a precaution.
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Are you building your own?
I wasnt thinking of building one. Just interested in knowledge.
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