10 things you didn’t know your microwave could do
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Just like you can disinfect your utensils, you can also “clean” your soil. “Place 400g of soil on a flat dish and microwave it for a minute and 30 seconds on a medium setting, until it is steaming,” Exclusive Repairs told Reader’s Digest. Why would you want to do this, you ask? According to dengarden, sterilising soil can kill off harmful bacteria, pathogens and even insects or larvae that will eat your plants.