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Re: [APD] Gypsum
My neighbor was digging a pool and low and behold, guess what he found?
All the brick rubble from the neighborhood's construction had been
buried in his backyard. Tons of bricks, tons.....
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> Sent: Wednesday, August 24, 2005 2:02 PM
> To: aquatic plants digest
> Subject: Re: [APD] Gypsum
> Well, when it is distinctly stratified and compressed, yes,
> that can be a problem.
> You don't want to know what else some guys do during house
> construction, but if you are moving into a new home, it's a
> good idea to flush the drains.
> --- Tom Wood <tomwood at valornet_com> wrote:
> > It's common practice to throw the waste pieces of gypsum
> drywall out
> > the windows of new homes as they being built. It collects
> around the
> > perimeter of the house. Then, rather than haul it off, it is
> > frequently covered up by a thin layer of topsoil and any
> > If you are having trouble getting plants to grow near a
> recently built
> > house, dig down and see if there are pieces of old drywall buried
> > under there. A little may be good, too much is too much.
> > TW
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