Aging clay pots

mtnrdredux_gwSeptember 18, 2012

Has anyone done this, using moss and yogurt or buttermilk?

I am wondering if it makes any sense to do this this time of year, or if i should just wait for spring?

thanks

Here is a link that might be useful: growing moss on pots

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schoolhouse_gw

I tried a beer, milk, and moss recipe but got no results. The directions at that link did mention to let the gathered moss dry before applying with the mixture. I didn't do that so maybe that was one cause of failure. Really like the appearance of mossy or aged pots.

    Bookmark   September 18, 2012 at 10:37AM
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cyn427 (zone 7)

I would wait for spring since it is usually best to bring clay pots into a garage or shed before the freezing temps hit-unless you aren't planning to plant in them. If they are purely decorative and you aren't worried about cracks, then it probably doesn't matter.

    Bookmark   September 18, 2012 at 7:32PM
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ianna(Z5b)

they do need to be set in dappled sunlight and in moist condition to be effective.

    Bookmark   September 18, 2012 at 8:34PM
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mtnrdredux_gw

thanks everyone

    Bookmark   September 19, 2012 at 10:15PM
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