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Winter Sowing: BPA worries?

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Holly Ridge, NC
(Zone 8a)

January 26, 2012
12:54 PM

Post #8983117

For those of you wintersowing in one gallon milk or water jugs, do you worry about BPA leaching into your seedlings (veggies that is)? My wife is really concerned about this...

Silver Spring, MD
(Zone 7a)

January 27, 2012
5:19 AM

Post #8983821

In soil, BPA reportedly has a half life of 1-10 days.

"From the results of this study, it was concluded that if BPA reaches the soil compartment, it is not expected to be stable, mobile, or bioavailable."

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