These easy to make, naturally porous hypertufa concrete pots are a great addition to any garden. We used recycled containers for our molds but you can use almost anything to create unusual planters or yard art.

These easy to make, naturally porous hypertufa concrete pots are a great addition to any garden. We used recycled containers for our molds but you can use almost anything to create unusual planters or yard art.

These lightweight concrete containers are ideal for succulents or alpine plants, which have adapted to growing on rocky ledges and shallow soil.

Lightweight Concrete Containers

These lightweight concrete containers are ideal for succulents or alpine plants, which have adapted to growing on rocky ledges and shallow soil.

Hypertufa: Lightweight, frost-resistant, and a deceptively accurate substitution for the hand-hewn old-time stone watering trough that are so in demand, yet hard and expensive to find - a perfect growing solution for resourceful gardeners.

Hypertufa: Lightweight, frost-resistant, and a deceptively accurate substitution for the hand-hewn old-time stone watering trough that are so in demand, yet hard and expensive to find - a perfect growing solution for resourceful gardeners.

Make beautiful garden containers that will last for years with this wonderful hypertufa technique. The term "hypertufa" refers to a type of artificial stone, and is a conglomerate of the words "tufa," a natural volcanic rock, and "hyper," a prefix meaning excessively or extremely; hypertufa are extremely rock-like containers.

Hypertufa Pots

Make beautiful garden containers that will last for years with this wonderful hypertufa technique. The term "hypertufa" refers to a type of artificial stone, and is a conglomerate of the words "tufa," a natural volcanic rock, and "hyper," a prefix meaning excessively or extremely; hypertufa are extremely rock-like containers.

❧ Papercrete. use 1 3/4 parts paper well pulped, 1 part portland cement, and 1/2 part perlite. Seems to make a very strong mix. After making the mold for the larger square containers I am working on more molds. The largest containers are 11″ X 19″ x 5″

❧ Papercrete. use 1 3/4 parts paper well pulped, 1 part portland cement, and 1/2 part perlite. Seems to make a very strong mix. After making the mold for the larger square containers I am working on more molds. The largest containers are 11″ X 19″ x 5″

DIY PLANTERS :: Making Hypertufa Pots Tutorial :: Hypertufa is a stonelike material that mimics a type of rock. Make flower pots (or balls/pillars) in any shape & size w/ just THREE INGREDIENTS!!! She shows you her method & here is Matha Stewart's method (w/ patterns on the outside & different shapes): www.marthastewart.com/268091/pots-with-a-personal-touch-hypertufa?page=2 & one more method w/ GOOD TIPS…

DIY PLANTERS :: Making Hypertufa Pots Tutorial :: Hypertufa is a stonelike material that mimics a type of rock. Make flower pots (or balls/pillars) in any shape & size w/ just THREE INGREDIENTS!!! She shows you her method & here is Matha Stewart's method (w/ patterns on the outside & different shapes): www.marthastewart.com/268091/pots-with-a-personal-touch-hypertufa?page=2 & one more method w/ GOOD TIPS…

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