Lead in soil

hands in soilUrban gardening and P-Patches have been on the rise in Seattle for quite some time. More and more city residents are enjoying the benefits of growing their own, fresh and local produce. In addition, community gardens benefit the environment, help address hunger and increased community volunteerism, to name just a few benefits. Safety has also become a concern especially in regards to the soil quality in the raised beds of many urban gardens. The following article from Science Daily.com addresses some of these concerns about lead levels in urban soils and prevention.

How lead gets into urban vegetable gardens

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