Getting the most out of your potting soil


    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.

    [audio: garden20110219.mp3]

    Listen to the mp3

    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 »

    Photo by Flickr user Megan

    WHYY is your source for fact-based, in-depth journalism and information. As a nonprofit organization, we rely on financial support from readers like you. Please give today.

    Want a digest of WHYY’s programs, events & stories? Sign up for our weekly newsletter.

    Together we can reach 100% of WHYY’s fiscal year goal