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Re: Making Potting Soil

Something to be wary of, with sawdust, is use only sawdust from
untreated lumber.  Remember, treated lumber is soaked with creosote.
Don't go to your local lumberyard and load up on it.

Diane Frederick

Gerry/Bob O'Neill wrote:
> Beth,
> I just received and reread my message below, and it sounded like I was
> challenging your post. It wasn't, I was just continuing the discussion.
> Sorry for my poor phrasing!
> Anyway, what I meant was, though I can see the benefits of adding composted
> sawdust, I don't know why fresh sawdust does anything for the mix except
> complicate the nutrient question.
> Gerry.
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