How To: A Recipe To Clean Mineral Deposits From Terra Cotta Pots

266212408 e63d265846 300x225 How To: A Recipe To Clean Mineral Deposits From Terra Cotta PotsSpring seems to take it’s time coming every year, but there are plenty of seeds to buy, and pots to ready in the interim before you can begin the all important planting process, so grab a scrub brush and an empty spray bottle to concoct your eco-friendly flower pot cleanser in, and let’s get started!

What You Need:  

  • Scrub brush
  • Spray bottle
  • Rubbing Alcohol
  • Vinegar
  • Tap water
In your spray bottle combine equal part water, vinegar, and rubbing alcohol. Gently agiitate the mixture for 20 seconds, and prepare to spray your pots either outside the house, or inside a deep kitchen sink.  Thoroughly spray the entire pot inside and out, and scrub gently, the white residue should flake off easily.  Allow the pots to dry before filling them with dirt, and they will look like new!
 
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