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Getting the most out of your potting soil

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February 19, 2011 — Container gardeners often wonder what to do with their old potting soil. Mike McGrath discusses how to get the most life out of your old soil. Plus your fabulous phone calls.

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Question of the Week

Mike: My wife likes to plant flowers and vegetables in large pots. Come winter, we empty the pots. The used potting soil usually contains an extensive root structure and often is beginning to sprout weeds. What is the best way to store and recondition the potting soil for reuse the following year? Get the answer »

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