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Home Gardens and Lead

  • Author(s): Craigmill, Arthur
  • Harivandi, Ali
  • et al.

Lead is a heavy metal that occurs in all soils but can reach hazardous levels in some soils as a result of leaded-fuel exhaust, industrial wastes and other causes. Learn how to test your soil for safety and see what you can do if lead levels run too high.

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