composite decking - raised bed

Asked May 26, 2020, 1:10 PM EDT

If I were to use composite decking for raised beds, would there be an issue with off-gassing or leaching toxins into the soil?

St. Louis County Minnesota

1 Response

Thanks for the question.

Composite decking can be used for the construction of raised beds. In some respects it has advantages (durability) over treated wood. The following should give you further information:

https://www.gardeners.com/how-to/raised-bed-basics/8565.html

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ANyr-oP_QuY

https://homeguides.sfgate.com/can-composite-decking-used-garden-83032.html

Good Luck!!