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    On a recent trip to the hardware store, I spotted a wall of basalite concrete blocks, which got me thinking about all sorts of possible uses; coffee table base, bookshelf support, or planters. Commonly used to build perimeter walls and outbuildings, basalite blocks connote low design—if any. B...

    Fun and inexpensive DIY planters. Perfect for balconies and small patios!

    • Anne Argo Pritchard

      Concrete Block Planters - wow good idea - simple & cheap. I put in a HUGE Cinder Block Garden last month and I'm having so much fun "filling in all the holes" in addition to the garden area itself.

    • Theresa Neumann

      concrete block planters- good use for random cinder blocks. need a small controlled herb garden...

    • Guyla Armstrong

      Concrete Block Planters - I have several of these and love to add them to my garden areas.

    • Vilma Savolainen

      DIY Concrete Block Planters. Paint them to try to mask the fact they are cinder blocks.

    • Margaret Hiller

      cinder block planters- love this simple and cheap idea for making a deck garden

    • Pilar Marzan

      cinderblock planters - great idea for contemporary or asian-inspired garden!

    • Amanda Farquhar

      Concrete Block Planters. Idea to raise front yard garden?

    • Lauren Love

      Cinderblocks garden idea- very cool!!

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