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Use "potting" in a sentence
"A fire safety blog produced by the Montgomery County fire department includes this warning: Do not use old planter pots that contain potting soil as an ashtray ..."
"A common ingredient in potting mixes is perlite, which makes the soils airier while also retaining moisture."
"The soil is next consolidated by shaking the pot, and then lifting it up and setting it down again with a jerk; and is rendered firm and neat round the rim by means of a broad smooth piece of stick shaped somewhat like a table-knife, and called a potting-stick."