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Question on edging material

Posted by jeffsix MD (My Page) on
Mon, Jun 18, 12 at 10:59


My wife and I recently set up and planted a small vegetable garden in our backyard near our house. I'd like to put down some edging to separate out the garden from our lawn. We both like a plain wood edging. However, I'm concerned that using wood right in the ground/soil will attract termites, especially since the garden is right up against our house. I've read on pressure-treated wood that resists termites but there's still some concern about the chemicals used to treat it leaking into the soil and, thus, my vegetables.

What is a good way to edge our garden without attracting termites?


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RE: Question on edging material

Blocks, bricks, concrete pre-formed edging, metal, plastic, engineered composites, IOW anything not wood.

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