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What kind of dirt to buy? (1 Viewer)


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What kind of dirt can I buy from Home Depot or Lowe's that is not toxic for birds to eat and will not cause anything to grow there? I have to cover a hole under the bird feeder but want to do it only safely.


Bah humbug
I'm under the impression that soil (dirt) for sale is heat-treated to kill weed seeds , so would be safe, but you would need to check.

Can't imagine what size hole, but presume you could fill with any dirt (bought or scraped up from elsewhere), cover with bark chippings?


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Is it better to fill a hole with sand or rocks? I read online that exposure to sand can cause cancer....

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