Modern Indoor Pots And Planters
Picking an indoor planter isn't that different from picking an outdoor planter. While an indoor planter doesn't need to wear as well as an outdoor planter does, good drainage is absolutely vital.
Home Depot – Buying Guide – Planters
Several factors must be considered before choosing a planter, including the size and weight of your plant and its watering needs. This guide discussing an array of buying considerations, along with tips about selection and care of your new planter.
Want to make a rock planter – is this idea doable – Hypertufa Forum – GardenWeb
The lightweight comes in comparison to a concrete planter which is made from portland cement, sand and gravel. Making a rock will involve making a form with chicken wire and then covering the wire with hypertufa.
Bob Vila – Winter Preparation, Winter Preparation Checklist – Bob Vila
By being proactive, you'll lower your energy bills, increase the efficiency and lifespan of your home's components, and make your property safer. Clean soil from planters. Check handrails on exterior stairs to make sure they're well secured.
DIY Network – 8 Inventive Ways to Repurpose Sculptural Urns – Home Improvement – DIY Network
Cast-iron, ceramic or cement planters offer durability and strength, while lightweight plastic versions provide flexibility and style for those on a budget. How to give forgotten urns a second chance.
Make a Lightweight Container Garden:Less Soil – Eden Makers Blog
The Ups-A-Daisy planter insert comes in many sizes and can be used over and over again in different planters. The Ups-A-Daisy planter insert makes an unexpected and very welcomed gift for the gardener in your life.
Hypertufa – Lightweight, Artificial Do-It-Yourselfer Stone Pots and Forms from The Schundler Company
Work with a drop cloth, because making cement can be messy, and wear a mask to avoid breathing in harmful cement dust. Make a basic mixture of three parts perlite, three parts, peat moss, and two parts Portland cement in a plastic tub. To make the bottom of the trough, pour in a one-inch layer of cement.
Oregon State University Extension Service – Use hypertufa to make containers that look like stone – Oregon State University Extension Service – Gardening
European gardeners have used stone troughs and other obsolete cement for planters for centuries, McMahan said. "There are as many methods and recipes as there are people making planters," McMahan said.
Blurring the lines between home and garden – P. Allen Smith Garden Home
It can be used to make planters, garden ornaments, sculptures or stepping stones. Hypertufa (pronounced hyper-toofa) is a man made, concrete like material that is light weight, yet surprisingly durable and versatile. The one I have provided here is a basic combination of Portland cement, peat and Perlite.
Lil' Vintage Homemaker
I'm also making plans for outfits to make for Viva Las Vegas so I can get back to blogging on things I'm making. Our plan is to take the front panels and make them into swing out doors so we can use it as a storage area for our booze.