What do I do with last year's potting soil? Can't put it on the lawn.

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  • Jim Jim on May 11, 2018
    CONSIDER SELLING IT. IF ROOM, COMPOST IT BY MIXING IT WITH KITCHEN SCRAPS/WASTE LEAVES AND STRIPS OF NEWSPAPER FOR USE IN FUTURE YEARS,. YOU COULD CONSTRUCT A RAISED GARDEN AND USE IT THERE.
    GIVE IT TO A NEIGHBOUR. PERHAPS THE WEEKLY TRASH COLLECTOR WILL ACCEPT IT.

  • Stephanie Ringer Stephanie Ringer on May 11, 2018
    I like to keep it around to repot house plants or I put potting soil on my garden before I plant it for the season.

  • Tere Watkins Tere Watkins on May 11, 2018
    Start a compost bin. Rototill it into your garden soil.

    • Car33328662 Car33328662 on May 12, 2018
      Don't have a garden or compost pile, nor a real need for one, also getting old!😢😱

  • Ellis Ellis on May 11, 2018
    I either compost it or I toss it into the wooded area of my garden, breaking it up with a rake. After a while, it just breaks down.

  • Jeanette S Jeanette S on May 11, 2018
    This is good to fill in dips and holes in the yard. Break it up and put some fertilizer in it if you want grass to grow over it (maybe some cow manure). I turn it over with the yard dirt as I add sand and good to soil when I make flower beds.

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    • Jeanette S Jeanette S on May 12, 2018
      How lucky you are to have a resident "yard loving hubs"...mine does not know a flower from a bitter weed! But he can cook some pretty good dishes so I guess I will keep him after 57 years!!!! AND he is funny, still makes me laugh!! LOL

  • Janet Pizaro Janet Pizaro on May 11, 2018
    use it in the bottom of this years containers and top with fresh soil

  • Nancy Turner Nancy Turner on May 11, 2018
    You can put it in your gardens, a little fertilizer and it won't be much different to putting in new garden soil to give it a boost. I usually mix the potting soil in a plant with fresh potting soil so that I replace at least half of it with fresh soil and some peat moss. My plants do great doing it this way and I save on the amount of new potting soil I have to use.

  • Suzzann Suzzann on May 13, 2018
    My nursery said it was really good if it was left over from last year, and she was right, it was full of earth worms. Great for soil too. it Was still in the bags.