Is Pine/Redwood OK For Raised Beds?? Please help.
I'm trying to build my wife a wooden raised bed for the garden, I've just taken delivery of some 4cm think Redwood* planks. I picked these because the man in the timber shop said they would be good for raised bed, but now that I have them in front of me they seem like they'd be soft and inadequate for raised beds. I'm hoping that you're going to say it's fine and I just need to add a good protective layer, but I'm new to all this and don't want something which will rot within a month.
* They're labelled as Redwood, but I believe that Pine is the same thing, they certainly look like Pine.
Thank you everyone!!