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RE: Lead in the soil at 15 inches, is it a problem for veggies?

11720 Sunrise Valley Drive
Reston, Virginia 20191
phone: 703-390-1100

This is the phytoremediaton company Jack Hale mentioned.
I've just found coal ash in my garden, and ag soil test showing high zinc
and boron suggests there will be lead and arsenic, too.

Wondering why we poison life on Earth for a few "conveniences,"

> -----Original Message-----
> From: community_garden-admin@mallorn.com
> [mailto:community_garden-admin@mallorn.com]On Behalf Of Rich Macdonald
> Sent: Monday, May 15, 2000 7:07 PM
> To: community_garden@mallorn.com
> Subject: [cg] Lead in the soil at 15 inches, is it a problem for
> veggies?
> We have a problem in one of our gardens; can anybody point me in
> the right direction?  One of our community gardens recently was
> tested for lead.  Three locations in the garden, at depth levels
> of 15 inches and 36 inches, tested positive for medium levels of
> lead in the soil.  We have seen material on which plants take up
> lead and which don't, but have'nt seen as much on how deep you
> need to go to be out of danger and for which plants? Thanks
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