Composting At Home With Terra-Cotta Pots – A D.I.Y. Guide
Composting in terra-cotta pots has become very popular in India, where urban dwellers want to create compost in small indoor/outdoor spaces, such as a terrace or balcony.
September 10, 2021 | Sustainable America
This method takes advantage of the breathability of clay to create a beautiful, stackable compost bin. I will tell you a secret. This composter defies several basic "rules" of composting and by all rights should not work. But it does! The vessels measure four times smaller than most composting containers; it doesn't rely on organisms from the soil; and the compost stays much drier than I would typically recommend. I tested this rule-breaking composter in my own kitchen and it really does work. The pots even look attractive, and the terra-cotta provides airflow to the composting material to keep it drier and smelling fresh.