Re: NANFA-- Above ground pond

Irate Mormon (
Sat, 27 Mar 2004 22:27:49 -0500

Quoting Bill Flowers <>:

Well, they don't exactly cost the same, hence my preference for treated lumber.

> I would use cedar or redwood instead of the treated lumber. They are
> naturally resistant to decay and you wouldn't have to worry about any of
> the chemicals leaching. I used some 2 X 8 cedar boards to build my
> raised beds almost 15 years ago and they are still doing fine. I have
> read reports that that say the chemicals will not leach out and others
> that say they will. I guess it depends on which side of the lumber you
> are standing on. Wel that's my 5 cents worth

--Irate - charter member,DNRC

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