keeping pots cool

Jim McKenney
Wed, 06 Feb 2019 06:10:08 PST
We had a discussion recently about the problems associated with the exposure of potted plants to sunlight: the side of the pot exposed to the sun can heat up dangerously. Something called (among other things) a zeer pot might help solve this problem - at least in hot, dry climates. Take a look at these links:
zeer pot A Practical Zeer Pot (evaporative Cooler / Non-electrical Refrigerator)

Pot-in-pot refrigerator

Mohammed Bah Abba And His Pot-in-Pot

Jim McKenneyMontgomery County, Maryland, USA, USDA zone 7, where there has been a noticeable increase in bird song. 

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