Last growing season my wife and I purchased enough (expensive) bagged organic soil to fill three relatively large (4x12') raised bed gardens. We have a tiny little yard and basically filled it up with the three beds. Now, we need the yard space and will be removing the garden beds.

We WILL NOT have a garden in 2011 and expect to be moving this spring/summer, however we want to save that expensive soil and transport it to our new home.

Question: how best to store soil until we can xport it out? Should we just store it in a pile exposed to the air (and contamination) in the corner of the yard? Should we store it in a low pile with heavy plastic wrapped all around it? Other thoughts?