applestar wrote:As long as we're talking about this -- I'm a bit leery of manufactured lumber like MDF because I have heard that the adhesive and preservatives used to glue the bits and pieces of wood are toxic.
Einso didn't say what will be planted but I thought I'd mention it.
Think you are talking about "particle board" and "chip board" ... the stuff that looks like compressed saw dust or wood chips. MDF is more like really thick and compressed card stock. It is Heavy, dusty as hell to cut, doesn't hold screws all that well. Not a whole lot of glue used in it .... it is more like super dense, super thick, long fiber paper.
I have heard the same thing about it, though I am sure it varies by the manufacture. I HEARD
some of it will have a full complement of "-icides" in it as well.
I don't believe we can resist the things which make no sense - I believe.