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Use Your Microwave to Sterilize Your Garden Pots and Soil

I am repotting a few plants and starting some new cuttings to give as holiday gifts. To make sure I am not bringing any insects or fungus into the new soil (new but stored in the garage), I fill the pots and microwave them for a few minutes until very hot, killing off any bad hitchhikers. I usually do this in the eve and then in the AM the soil is cool enough to plant in.

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By twodogsmom from Vista, CA

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October 12, 20080 found this helpful

I will certainly remember this tip the next time I repot a plant. Thanks for sharing it with us and God bless you.

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