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Re: Sterilizing pots

  • Subject: Re: Sterilizing pots
  • From: "Ran Lydell" <ranbl@netsync.net>
  • Date: Fri, 11 Jan 2002 10:09:42 -0500

Place your soil (slightly damp) in a heavy duty 2 gallon "Zip lock" type bag (you can double bag it to be sure)  I usually give it 10 minutes in my microwave.  The whole bag should be too hot to hold when ready.  After cooling it will be a great way to store any extra until you need it and -- no smell
Ran Lydell
Eagle Bay Gardens
10749 Bennett Rd
Dunkirk,  NY  14048
----- Original Message -----
Sent: Thursday, January 10, 2002 3:51 PM
Subject: Sterilizing pots

Helll all,

I know soil can be sterilized in a microwave (although I haven't tried it, because I've heard it stinks) but what about sterilizing pots in the microwave? It would have to be easier than bleach soaking. But, I've no idea how long it might take.

Any guesses/theories?

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