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ceramic tiles

Post: # 140269Post elfcurry
Tue Jan 27, 2009 12:45 am

I have several square metres worth from the bathroom and I'm not sure what to do with them.

A lot are broken but many are not. I've already chucked out some in small pieces. They still have tile adhesive so quite rough.

Can I use them in cement mix for a clothes post hole?
I suppose they might be useful if crushed fairly small to help plant drainage. Is there anything 'nasty' in them or the adhesive?

Any thoughts or ideas?

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Re: ceramic tiles

Post: # 140780Post Thomzo
Thu Jan 29, 2009 7:21 pm

I've broken them up for use in plant pots, both as drainage and also on the top as a kind of mulch. I've never experienced any problems but I've never used them with food crops though.

I've also crushed them up and mixed them in with a gravel path. They were the same colour but it could look really pretty if they were colourful.

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Re: ceramic tiles

Post: # 157389Post Veggiesauraus
Tue Jun 16, 2009 4:55 pm

I decorated the outside of my pots with mine mosaic style - gives a spanish feel :)

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