How do I stop terracotta pots cracking?

Prevent terracotta pots from cracking during cold winter weather, with the help of this Quick Tips video.

Teracotta pots can become cracked and damaged in cold weather, making them unsightly and expensive to replace. Lucy Hall, BBC Gardeners' World Magazine, explains why this happens and how to avoid the problem, in our Quick Tips video.

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