Wednesday, May 2, 2012

DIY Cement Planters from Food Containers


Aren't these planters lovely? They are molded from used food packaging containers. Instead of throwing away your ice cream cartons and yogurt containers you can make a few troughs for your succulents. You will need:
  • Cement (it's the glue that binds the other ingredients)
  • Vermiculite (you can use sand instead, but the planters become very heavy)
  • Peat moss, pearlite, gravel or rock (add for fun!)

    Full tutorial with step-by-step photo illustrations HERE.

    What a nice Mother's Day present!
Martha Stewart has a great hypertufa pot tutorial too. Be sure to watch the video.

1 comment:

Karen said...

What a great idea. I will have to copy and paste both tutorials for future reference. They look fairly easy and so nice with plants.
Karen