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    • Jody Murphy, M.S.

      Great ideas for using pallets for gardening. Hate weeding? Dont feel like turning up a bunch of grass? Use a pallet as a garden bed - staple garden cloth on the backside of the pallet fill with dirt and start growing! You can also place your pallet on the ground in a rocky location rather than a grassy area, this way you will not need the garden cloth to stop the weeds and grass comin through. Please be advised: Use raw wood pallets! Some that are shipped overseas may contain chemicals.

    • Laura Kebker

      Easy herb garden idea with an old pallet

    • Annette Petrera

      Another great idea for re purposing pallets! Definitely doing this for my herb garden this season! Pallet Garden Bed.

    • Sandra Schimank

      wood pallets idea for herb garden

    • Amy N.
      Amy N. • 3 years ago

      Most pallets use treated lumber; you won't want to plant food in one. Wood pallets used to transport food can possibly harbor pathogens such as E. coli and Listeria. However, close contact with pallet wood or inhalation of dusts from sanding or sawing can be a source of exposure to pesticide and fungicide chemicals. It is likely that the January, 2010 recall of Johnson and Johnson Tylenol and other drugs were due to their being stored on wooden pallets that had been treated with the fungicide/pesticide 2,4,6-tribromophenol. This chemical can be degraded by molds to produce tribromoanisole whose strong, musty odor caused consumers to complain. There is no acute or chronic health data on 2,4,6-tribromoanisole,[27] but it is believed that the contaminated drugs caused nausea and other health effects in some people. Just a thought.

    • Diana Hurley
      Diana Hurley • 3 years ago

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