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using old paint buckets -is it safe?
June 28, 2014
2:07 pm
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I am new to gardening.I have a concern about growing plants in paint buckets(cleaned ones of course),will it leech toxic into the plants?

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June 30, 2014
1:17 pm
Bangalore, India
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Usually the paint buckets with enamel paints for a thick layer that can be peeled off with no remnants on the bucket. sometimes that may not happen. use a thinner to dissolve it off. Regarding the leaching, one cannot rule it out. the only option is to ensure the paint stuff is completely removed.

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