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Makers Mix Concrete Mini Planters - Hearth & Vine

Aug 14, 2016 · All you need to do is mix up the Makers Mix Concrete in a bowl with water according to the directions. I was able to make two pots and there is still some left over. Then just pour the mix into the mold. Tamp down on the table to remove an

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How to Make Hypertufa Pots (Recipe + Tutorials) | Empress of Dirt

Jul 19, 2019 · Planters made from hypertufa have a rough and rustic appearance. Concrete pots are smoother with a more uniform appearance. In other words, you can make both concrete and hypertufa with cement as the main ingredient. Related: Gorgeous Plan

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Drop Cloth and Cement Planters - Infarrantly Creative

May 03, 2016 ·   Pour some of the Portland cement mix in a shallow container.   Add water a little at a time and mix your concrete.   Keep adding water and mixing by hand, getting out all the clumps, until it is the consistency of thick mud. 2.

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Cast Concrete Planters - QUIKRETE

Create beautiful cast concrete planters for your garden, patio, porch or deck. The best part is, you can custom design them to your preference at a fraction of the price of store bought planters. Page 1 of 2 3/4” wide groove 3/4” wide x 3/4” deep groove M

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DIY concrete pots - Katrina Chambers

I’ve been a sucker for all the concrete goodies and I thought I’d give this a go! This was an inexpensive project and I spent about $20 all up (I made 5 pots – I probably could have made more with the bag of cement I had). What you’ll need: A bag of cemen

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DIY Lightweight Concrete Planter | Hunker

Combine equal amounts of peat moss, perlite and Portland cement. Add one handful of Fibermesh and--if desired--1 oz. of powdered cement dye per gallon of mix. Mix all of the dry ingredients thoroughly. Add water as needed, a small amount at a time, to pro

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Mini Concrete Planters Using Plastic Bottles: 6 Steps (with

Concrete mix (or cement mix, mortar mix, since we'll be sifting out the gravel) Small gravel (or reuse from concrete mix) Plastic mixing containers & stir sticks Plastic containers with an appealing shape, of various sizes

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How to make Rustic Concrete Pots & Planters that have texture

Jul 04, 2016 · Make some unique rustic concrete pots & planters that show off texture. There’s definitely a resurgence of concrete materials to accent the starkness of contemporary design. Wouldn’t these planters look great on a wood live edge table?! Ad

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Easy Cool DIY: Make Marbled & Ombre Concrete Planters

Jul 25, 2016 · Okay, I’m going to admit it: When I set out to make my first-ever batch of concrete planters, I was a little intimidated. And there was a moment when I was staring down a 100-pound bag of dry mix at the hardware store, wondering how I was

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Easy to Make Concrete Bowls and Planters: 11 Steps (with

For finer detail, use Vinyl Patch mix, which has far less bumps and bits of rock, or use a good cement and sand recipe. Just about any container can be utilized as a mold for concrete, provided you are able to get the finished product out of it. Bowls, cu

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How to Make Concrete Flower Pots: 14 Steps - wikiHow

Sep 18, 2019 · The formula for the concrete mix is one part cement, two parts sand and three parts gravel or crushed stone.

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DIY Concrete Garden Planters - At Charlotte's House

Jun 13, 2013 · How to Make Concrete Garden Planters Step 1: Mix the Concrete. I used Quikrete concrete powder from Home Depot. It comes in an 80 lb bag that is like lead; this tiny little bag is immovable without grunting and straining and generally look

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How to Craft Stylish Concrete Planters of All Shapes and Sizes

Aug 25, 2016 · A cardboard box or juice container, some concrete mix, an empty toilet paper roll and some tape and spray paint are the supplies needed to make a lovely and stylish planter for a small plant or a succulent. First you mix the concrete and y

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Step-by-Step DIY to Create Cement Planter with Old Towel

Mar 21, 2016 · Mix two parts of cement with one part peat moss and one part pearlite with your hands – make sure you’re wearing gloves as the mixture can cause extreme skin dryness. Now, add water slowly to form a perfect mixture, neither too thick nor t

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DIY Concrete Hand Planters

I love concrete planters just as much as the next person, but what I love even more is a planter with some personality! That’s why I fell immediately when I discovered concrete hand planters. That is, until I saw the price tag and couldn’t stomach paying

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How to Make Concrete Pots With Sand Molds | Garden Guides

Concrete pots found in garden centers and specialty shops are often very expensive. You can make your own with concrete mix, sand and items you probably already have around the house. Homemade concrete pots can be made in any shape or size you desire. The

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Remodelaholic | How to Make an Easy DIY Concrete Planter

Dec 27, 2017 · Mix your concrete or mortar mix according to the instructions (this is where that measuring cup comes in handy) until it’s about the consistency of a dry cookie batter. Now, start pouring it into your larger box until it’s about an inch hi

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Concrete Planter | easy DIY

Feb 28, 2017 · - tool to mix concrete - brush Materials: - two plant pots with different size - little piece of a branch or comparable - adhesive tape - household oil - concrete mix - water - stones or something ...

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How to Make Concrete Planters: 14 Steps (with Pictures

Mar 29, 2019 · Mix concrete and water in a wheelbarrow or bucket. Read all of the instructions on the package of concrete so you know the ratio of concrete to water. Put on a pair of gloves and pour the concrete mix into the wheelbarrow or bucket. Then,

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How to Mix Perlite and Cement | Hunker

Mix the cement and water until thoroughly combined. Mix with a garden hoe and shovel if you mix in a wheelbarrow, or turn the hand crank to tumble the ingredients inside a rotating concrete mixer. Scrape the sides of the wheelbarrow or mixer well to ensur

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Concrete Planters | Architectural Amenities & Furniture | QCP

Bring life to your project with beautiful, durable precast concrete planters from QCP. Select from the widest range of styles, shapes and sizes, available in either SRC (steel reinforced concrete) or Lite Crete (glass fiber reinforced concrete) or recycle

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Beautiful Quality Fiberglass Planters - Sonoran Stonecrete

Our products include beautiful woks and bowls, fiberglass planters, custom receptacles and stunning living walls among a variety of other products designed to enhance the beauty of your home or business. In addition, Sonoran Stonecrete offers wholesale fi

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What to Plant in Concrete Planters | Garden Guides

Concrete planters provide more insulation than metal or plastic containers. The insulation afforded by a concrete planter protects the root system from heat stress in the summer and freezing in the winter. Because of this, many cold-tolerant perennial pla

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Make your own concrete planters | Flea Market Gardening

It’s easy to make your own concrete hypertufa planters… My friend Cheryl and I had each heard about hypertufa container projects and been fascinated, but both had put it off for years as a ‘someday’ project.

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How To Make Concrete Pots For All Your Indoor Herbs

How to treat your concrete pots so you can use them as planters. So, concrete isn’t exactly the best for plants. It creates an alkaline environment which most plants will not enjoy. You have two options here. # 1. You can soak your planters in water for a

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