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    Surviving Construction in the Garden

    Today’s photos come from Zita Swindells. I live in Evanston, Illinois, just outside Chicago, and have been gardening for about 25 years. I try to incorporate many natives into the…

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    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…