He Takes A Pot And Cuts Through It, Now Watch His Hands. I Want This In My Garden!
Marilyn Caylor 6/7/2016
Did you accidentally drop your terracotta pot and watch it crack into a million pieces? Don't throw away those broken chunks just yet! Check out these cool new ways to reuse those bits of clay.
Broken pieces of clay placed in the bottom of a planter are great for providing drainage to your favorite plant. Find out more about this concept at
Jarbridge To The Oregon Trail.
Keep Little Ones Safe
Protect a vulnerable new seedling by encasing it inside a broken clay pot.
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DIY Fairy Garden
This magical fairy garden is like a childhood daydream come to life! Find out more about this adorable project from
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Transform the top portion of cracked clay pots into interesting plant markers. This cute idea comes from the blog of
hardlyhousewives.com Upcycled Mulching Options
Mulching with pot pieces helps retain moisture. Just break it up into "bite size" pieces for your plants!
balconygardenweb.com Garden Edging
The top rim of cracked terracotta pots are great for making "edges" in a tiered garden.
Flickr/Brian Pettinger Can't Get Enough Of Fairy Gardens?
Neither can we...and it all starts with a terracotta pot!
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Watch this video to learn how to make your very own!
VIDEO If It's Broken, Reuse It
Broken things can still be useful! Bits and pieces of terracotta clay are amazing for creating some fun in your backyard garden. Whether you want to protect your newborn seedlings or create a whimsical little fairy garden, there are plenty of interesting ways to upcycle broken pots!