Makers Mix Concrete Mini Planters

My cousin Michael Assisle, aka “The Glueologist,” sent me a new product he is working with from Beacon, called Makers Mix Concrete. He also sent me one of their sweet little molds, so I thought it would fun to make a couple of concrete mini planters. Concrete Mini Planters These were a breeze to make. You… [Read More]

Full Sun Planter Ideas

Recently I showed you some tips and ideas for a shady planter. Today I’ll show you my favorite full sun planter ideas, along with a few other tips. Growing a lush and beautiful planter in full sun is easy. There are many choices at the nursery, so it helps to have a game plan in mind before… [Read More]

Unique Planter Ideas

I’ve rounded up several unique planter ideas to inspire you this season. There are so many, from fun and whimsical, to fancy and practical. Rule of thumb: If it holds soil, and you can put a hole in it, then you can plant in it. These out of the norm planters, add tons of character and… [Read More]

How to Make a Freeform Hypertufa Planter

I’ve been itching to make a hypertufa planter for some time now. There are tons of tutorials and recipes all over the web. One in particular from Blue Fox Farm mentioned these small “pinch pots” made without molds, and that is what inspired me to try and make a freeform hypertufa planter. Freeform Hypertufa Planter Tutorial  … [Read More]