Introduction

rustic looking terra cotta planting pots
Photo: Michele Constantini/PhotoAlto Agency RF Collections/Getty
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Cut to the chase and make your new terra cotta pots look like they've been weathering in the garden for decades. Chalky lime turns any pristine pot into a relic.
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    Tools List

    • glass bowl
      Bowl
    • stir sticks
      Stir stick
    • foam brush
      1-inch foam brush
    • sandpaper
      Sandpaper
    • dust mask
      Protective face mask
    • latex gloves
      Gloves

    Shopping List

    1. Terra-cotta pot

    2. Garden lime

    3. Matte spray sealer