Ortigia, Sicily – plant pot ideas

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Ignoring the fact most of these plants wouldn’t survive outdoors in the UK, here are some ideas for funky, colourful Sicily-style plant presentation. All photos taken around the beautiful, tiny island of Ortigia, Sicily in August 2018.

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Here are some potentially useful links, which make me realise there is more effort required than merely painting, but it’s still do-able for someone as slow to get around to things that require purchases and faff as me:

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WikiHow on how to prepare, paint and seal a terracotta pot.

There is also Favecrafts, which even has a shortcut suggestion.

Fine Gardening magazine also has some good suggestions, eg a foam brush.

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