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Started by Steffi. Last reply by jeenie lamont Aug 16, 2009.

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Comment by jeenie lamont on October 2, 2009 at 11:44am
no dig gardens - this sounds magic - anyone care to comment or pass on what they know, or dont know?
Comment by jeenie lamont on September 25, 2009 at 7:41pm
i used old sleepers, but I got slated since they are full of creosote - so I made a point of checking that out, and apparently if they are pretty well aged, anything that was going to leach out will have leached out long ago. Most wood is treated with preservatives these days, so unless you are chopping down a couple of trees............ what kind of 'natural' preservatives do you have in mind? I prefer to use whats lying about and going to waste
Comment by Neill on September 25, 2009 at 10:10am
hello there,

any tips on what type of wood to build a raised bed.. one that has natural preservatives against the wet... i would like to use non-chemically treated wood...

any ideas?
Comment by jeenie lamont on September 22, 2009 at 11:20am
I was just going to cover up my raised beds with some cardboard and chuck composty stuff from the bottom of the dungheap on it over the winter - is there any problems with that - other than forcing my children to do it for me?
Comment by jeenie lamont on August 3, 2009 at 9:15pm
ok heres a discussion - a friend told me that coffee grounds keep the slugs off your bits and pieces - urban myth or not.....................?
Comment by jeenie lamont on August 3, 2009 at 9:12pm
Hi Steffi - Ive just joined your group - what do we do now?
 

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