You can plant in large containers using less potting soil by filling out the extra space inside the containers with Styrofoam packing peanuts or scraps. Learn how to do this, while leaving enough room for roots to grow, in this free video on using soil.
Expert: Rick Feldman
Bio: Rick Feldman, founder and owner of Gardens by Rick in Los Angeles, California, provides a wide array of landscaping and gardening services.
Filmmaker: John Baldino
Series Description: Growing the perfect garden means using the perfect soil for the specific plants you want to raise, taking drainage, pH balance, nutrient levels and other factors into account. Get helpful soil tips from a professional landscaper in this free video series.