Pressure Treated Wood and Garden Beds

9 months ago


We have had a pile of pressure treated wood sitting in a pile in our yard for years and we have finally cleared it out. My question is if the ground that the PT wood was sitting on is safe for vegetable garden beds. It was unprotected so I would think it is highly likely that chemicals leached into the ground beneath the pile. Is there a recommended amount of time I should wait before planting there? I do plan on eating what I grow from these beds and would prefer to not poison myself :)

Thank you

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