All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘concrete’

Hopscotch Stepping Stones

Hopscotch Garden Stepping Stones

These hopscotch garden stepping stones aren’t the traditional children’s hopping game, nor are they typical for a garden pathway. I created these as part of the play garden design I have been developing since my son was born. The idea behind the play garden is to create a space that is engaging for children while being aesthetically pleasing for grown-ups. I will …

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Make These Concrete Planters Using Your Recyling Bin

How to Make Concrete Planters

These DIY concrete garden planters are simple to make in just a weekend and with materials you may already have around the house. They look modern with unique shapes that come straight from the recycling bin! I made these planters many years ago, and have since made many more for gifts or to decorate my home garden. At the time …

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IY Leaf Impring Stepping Stones Simply And Inexpensively From

Leaf Imprint Stepping Stones

This Weekend Project preserves the garden into decorative stepping stones. You don’t have to work hard for a whole weekend to do it though! It’s a simple project that is quick and fun to do, but the concrete needs some time to cure after the stones are poured. These stepping stones are an economical way to make a personalized pathway or to …

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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 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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