Re: Aquatic Plants Digest V1 #250

On Fri, 18 Aug 1995 03:39:05 -0400 you wrote:
>From: Erik Olson <eriko at wrq_com>
>Date: Thu, 17 Aug 1995 16:42:20 -0700 (PDT)
>Subject: Clay pot laterite
>This is the stuff used to make clay pots and bricks, no?

No, not in general.   Potters use lots of different clays.  One of them is
laterite.  There are many others.  When I see laterite fired we will have a
better idea of what things might be made of it. 
>Maybe instead of mass-purchasing laterite and firing them into small 
>balls, you'd get the same effect by sledge-hammering some cheap clay pots 
>or bricks into coin-sized shards... I suggested this a few months back... 
>brought about a small "hmm... do we get better plant growth in clay pots?" 


Dave Gomberg, Experimenta      San Francisco CA USA   gomberg at wcf_com