This publication is designed to help homeowners evaluate and manage lead hazard in their landscape or garden. It explains how soils get contaminated with lead, how to test soil for lead contamination, and how to reduce exposure to soil lead.
Esta publicación explica el peligro del plomo en el suelo y cómo se puede saber si hay un problema. Ofrece sugerencias para reducir el peligro en los huertos, jardines y terrenos de juego.
What do we know about heavy metals in soil? What do we know about lead exposure through soil and garden plants? What do we know about cadmium and arsenic in soils? What can I do if I’m at risk for heavy metals in my garden soil?
A design for gardens near streamsides with steeper banks and dryer soils.
A design for gardens near streamsides with gradually sloped banks and wet soils.
A design for gardens near streamsides with average sloped banks and mixed wet and dry soils.
Browning or dieback is usually caused by weather-related stress, sometimes in combination with pests and diseases.