Scientists Develop Sustainable, Environmentally Friendly Potting Medium

Thinned pine trees become the new medium as developed by USDA and university researchers.

Glenn Fain evaluates garden chrysanthemums grown in WholeTree potting medium at an ARS lab in Mississippi.
Glenn Fain evaluates garden chrysanthemums grown in WholeTree potting medium at the ARS Thad Cochran Southern Horticultural Laboratory in Poplarville, Mississippi.
courtesy Wayne J. Mclaurin/ARS