Central Texas Gardener

Heavy Metal Soil

Season 24 Episode 12 | 26m 46s

What’s lurking underneath your vegetable and flower beds? Could it be lead, arsenic or cadmium? Christine Whitney, City of Austin Brownfields Program Manager, explains why soils can be contaminated and how to test them. From food to flowers, Don Iden’s always up for a challenge. In a typical backyard, he and Jana Beckham cultivate over 100 species, many grown from seed.

Aired: 01/25/18

Rating: NR

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