All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘concrete’

DIY Hypertufa Planter Instructions

Quirky Hypertufa Planters

John Gillespie & Christina Symons are the authors of Sow Simple: 100+ Green and Easy Projects to Make Your Garden Awesome (Harbour Publishing) and today they are sharing some decorative projects to inexpensively make your very own planting containers out of concrete. I have done my fair share of concrete projects, and yet it amazes me how many unique shapes that can be created. …

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Hosta Imprint Concrete Stepping Stone

Leaf Imprint Stepping Stones

Things are pretty crazy around here these days, but I didn’t want to miss writing up a Weekend Project considering I set a goal to put up one garden-related project each weekend.  The very first post from October 1, 2011 was a book review on  Concrete Garden Projects: Easy & Inexpensive Containers, Furniture, Water Features & More and I showed the end …

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Hosta Leaf Concrete Stepping Stone DIY Via Garden Therapy Garden

Using Large Leaves to Cast Concrete Stepping Stones

Using large leaves from your garden to cast concrete is a fun and simple project that will inexpensively create lots of stepping stones.  Imagine all the secret pathways you could create!

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Weekend Handmade Winter Marsh Trivet Small

Weekend Handmade: Trivets to Stepping Stones

We had a great start to Garden Therapy Book Club with lots of readers visiting and commenting on the recipes from A Green Guide to Natural Beauty + Mango Citrus Body Butter Recipe and Hemp & Honey Lip Balm.  The selection is a book that I’ve been very excited about reviewing: Weekend Handmade, by Kelly Wilkinson. On the jacket, it describes Kelly Wilkinson as …

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Modern Concrete Planters

Concrete Garden Planters & Stepping Stones

Not long ago I saw some very cool, modern concrete planters that I added to my DIY To Do List.  Not long afterwards the lovely folks over at Timber Press sent me a copy of Concrete Garden Projects: Easy & Inexpensive Containers, Furniture, Water Features & More to review so when I had a crafty friend stop by for a visit …

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