Is Treated Lumber Safe for Raised Beds? | The Survivalist Blog, Over the years there has been a lot of talk about pressure treated lumber and its use in gardening, and specifically for raised beds. Like most things, the more people talk about a particular topic the more the truth gets diluted, and the myths and incorrect facts get shared as truths.
Are Pressure Treated Woods Safe in Garden Beds, Gardeners have used pressure-treated wood for decades in raised beds and as posts, but on December 31, 2003, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) banned the sale of lumber treated with chromated copper arsenate (CCA) for residential use.
Raised Vegetable Beds – Timber Garden Planters – Home, Why Raised Beds Are Much Better For Growing Your Own Vegetables Raised Beds & Vegetable Planters. Our Timber Raised Vegetable bed kits are made in our Sawmills from high grade pressure treated timber and are built to last.