So it s actually illegal to use old railroad ties in a home landscapeAgainI quote the EPA Creosote is not approved to treat wood for residential use including landscaping timbers and garden borders.
Two types of landscape timbers x treated lumber and railroad cross tiesThree types of plastic edging plastic stone (with spikes)fencing and rolledA simple cut with a garden spade creates a clean edge between lawn and mulch bed.
A look at a landscape project we re working on replacing railroad ties with landscape timbersWhat do you think Let me knowLikecomment share the vide
Infusing the wood with these chemicals allowed it to keep its good condition for a number of yearsmaking it the ideal choice for landscaping playgrounds and it seemed garden edgingIs Pressure Treated Lumber Safe for a Garden
Railroad ties are technically timberstoo but they are usually much thicker and heavier than garden timbersTimbers are available from your local lumber hardware or home improvement store and come in various sizes thicknesses and wood types including solid pine and pressure treated woods (composite).
Railroad Ties are NOT Legal for Home Landscape they have the worst kind of wood on their property Old railroad tieslandscaping timbers and garden borders.
DIY Experts discuss the pros and cons of garden border materialsincluding such points as cost durability and purposeRailroad ties are inexpensive last
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