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Concrete planters with a nice detail ! Easy project to do : glue concrete pavers together and add wooden strips.

simple, square, tapered, well-proportioned concrete planter

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Make a Variety of Shapes with Concrete Choose container shapes that complement your garden's style, and make sure plants will have a suitable container in which to thrive. Drill drainage holes into your planters after the concrete has set, or place a cork or piece of foam in the bottom when forming the pots. When you water concrete planters, they will darken, then lighten as they dry.

Put Concrete to Use in Multiple Ways Because candleholders typically are small, they are good practice projects for working with concrete. Try using empty yogurt containers or margarine tubs as molds. Before the concrete for a candleholder sets, oil a candle and insert it in the concrete to get the right fit. (Clean the oil off the candle before lighting.)

Keep it simple and make a statement outdoors. Layer pots planted with single plants in various hues and textures