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cinder block raised garden beds with plants in the voids
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I really like this layout! cinder blocks should make it easier for weeds not to grown in main flower bed and then plant a plant in each hole in cinder block. This would be easy to get height and could paint any color
Garden 2010 - almost finished love the strawberries planted in the concrete blocks
@ Beware: Cinder Blocks contain Fly Ash – a toxic by product of coal burning power plants. The EPA is and has for the last year been doing a study to decide whether or not to label Fly Ash as a Hazardous Waste due to the high levels of mercury, arsenic, and lead; leaving some "Industry Folk" to refer to concrete as the "New Asbestos" or the "New Lead Paint". It may be unsafe to plant any edible plants in or near Cinder blocks.
We've used cinder blocks to build raised beds for years now. Have the best garden around with plenty enough to share. Hope I'm not poisoning anyone!
Are you sure they are cinder blocks? New blocks same shape are made of cement with no cinder used. I was told this in the garden shop at Lowes when I was asking for cinder blocks.
We made a retaining wall out of these last summer. I think next summer I will fill the holes with wave petunias that would look nicer than the weeds haha!
One caution here: I also use these as edgers in front of my tomato garden, planting them with marigolds. Since the hole is pretty small, the roots of anything planted in them get very hot. Those little marigolds like a lot more water than the tomatoes!
strawberries in cinder blocks & check out her incredible garden plan too. Inspired to start my fall garden now
Cinder blocks are not just for holding up your TV.... image by ecken I think this is a great idea to build on and refine. Create a vertical garden easily. The stacking options of cinder blocks ar...
Cinder block planters - almost threw away some cinder blocks! Now I have a place to plant my strawberries!
Love this cinder block garden! Could totally use on back patio... if I could wrap all the ones that stick out in bubble wrap so that Ro doesn't hit his head...
BEFORE AND AFTER by Kate Pruitt BEFORE & AFTER: CINDER BLOCK PLANTER BAR by Kate Pruitt
cinder block planters! painted pretty, cheap, durable, porous for drainage!
Cinder block gardening this is what we did in our backyard
Cinder block garden furniture - could you die?!
Cinder blocks raised gardens. Top it off with those clover leaf screen blocks with moss growing in it for a softer look.
I totally want this in my garden! its a planter made of cinderblocks stacked against the wall in a very unique way.
mosaic cinder block planters pt2. I want to do this so badly! I saw one with succulents and it was so great!
A clever concrete block bench for only $30. Scrap fabric covers the pillows and the plank that top off this truly brilliant seating area.