bleach in water

hdladyblu_2007(7bGa.)January 27, 2008

i posted this in another forum before i saw this one.here in ga. we have a drought going on.i live in the woods and have[had]well water.my well has gone dry.i have been using recycled water to water my plants.my question is,how much bleach in water can plants tolerate before it becomes toxic?

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linda_schreiber(z5/6 MI)

Two-parter:
1. How much bleach can go in a garden bed depends a lot on the kind of soil, and I know nothin' about Georgia soil, let alone yours.
2. More bleach could go in the soil if the rains were working right to help leach it through. That's not happening.

"Some" bleach should be ok. If you're using used laundry-water for plants, you might want to bleach the things you most want bleached in a bucket. Then wring them out, and throw them in the washer. Save the bucket of bleach water.... You can use it again in a few days, and nothing much can contaminate it. But the amount of bleach left in the washer-water should be fine for plants and other uses.
Linda S

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