Soil Contaminants in Community Gardens

SKU A3905-03

Author(s) John Folstad, Sharon C. Long, Doug Soldat, Geoff Siemering.

As interest in community gardening continues to grow, more and more gardens are being sited in dense urban areas or on former industrial, agricultural, or commercial land. Learn about the types and sources of potential soil contaminants in these areas, the basics of soil testing, and how to limit exposure to contaminants (6 pages; 2015).

Also available in Spanish: Contaminantes en los suelos de jardines comunitarios (A3905-03S).


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