The Q&A Archives: Potting Soil

Question: Can I reuse potting soil that was used last year? Also, is potting soil that has been sitting in a bag for years still ok to use?

Answer: Potting soil can last for many years, especially in its original bag, but I find it dries out terribly and needs extra patience to rewet it. As for the used potting soil, I often reuse mine, as long as it did not have any diseased plants growing in it the year before.

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