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Treated pine "sleepers"

Started this discussion. Last reply by Angeles Palacios May 12, 2014. 17 Replies

Is it considered acceptable to use "treated" pine sleepers to construct a raised garden bed. I didn't know if they needed to be lined with anything.


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At 4:51 on May 9, 2014, Lissa said…

Looks like you managed to turn you photo on your own David :) Let us know if you have any problems. Personal Message is probably the best method of contact. You'll find "Send a Message" under each members profile picture.

At 5:12 on May 8, 2014, Lissa said…

Welcome to Brisbane Local Food David :)

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