HERB - Seeking Advice
dewalden at flash.net
Tue Mar 16 09:04:50 PST 1999
I have also heard that painting the outside of clay pots will help decrease drying
out, although I have not tried it myself. Anyone know if this really works?
Bryn Gwlad, Ansteorra
> If you prefer the look of clay pots - you can line them with plastic wrap
> and fill them with potting soil. Take a pencil and punch a single hole in
> the bottom of the plastic wrap so the pot can drain. I have some tiny
> little square pots that I paid waaay too much for that killed every plant I
> put in them from terminal
> dry-i-tude-inosity. Now that I have lined them, they work just fine. Now
> plants regularly out grow them!
> I prefer the plastic pots for my green buddies that go outside in the
> summer. I generally group them by watering habits in plastic flats
> without drain holes. Then rather than water them one by one, I just put
> water into the flat.
> Just make sure to drain them if you live a place where water *actually*
> comes from the sky.
> We here in Colorado have heard of such a thing.
> We believe that you think that it is so.
> We just have never seen it.
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