What Is the Best Material for a Raised Garden?

Pressure treated wood rated for ground contact is a good choice and new pressure treatments alleviate old concerns regarding leaching of pesticides. Using untreated cedar or redwood is also good if you use plastic sheeting to prevent ground contact.

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