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Cedar post longevity

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We deleted a 3 cedar post trellis line today that was 9 years old.

Two of the posts are still good despite being soaked in constant ground water.

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About us: Anna Hess and Mark Hamilton spent over a decade living self-sufficiently in the mountains of Virginia before moving north to start over from scratch in the foothills of Ohio. They've experimented with permaculture, no-till gardening, trailersteading, home-based microbusinesses and much more, writing about their adventures in both blogs and books.

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Thank you, Mark. Everyone keeps saying that cedar is no good for ground contact - I guess you prove them wrong. Thanks heavens too, cause I used cedar for a deck skirt not too long ago. I really do not want to re-do that again.

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