Concrete Garden Projects

Easy & Inexpensive Containers, Furniture, Water Features & More
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Original Publish Date: Nov 04, 2011
Product Number: EB00006285
Released: Nov 04, 2011
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781604693355
Publisher: Timber Press
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Description

For gardeners and backyard do-it-yourselfers, concrete is a revelation. It's durable, weatherproof, impossible to steal, and it provides much-needed insulation for outdoor plants. Concrete weathers beautifully, softening around the edges, developing moss, and becoming more picturesque with age. Concrete Garden Projects takes advantage of concrete's numerous assets, showcasing an inspiring array of creative options. The step-by-step instructions for dozens of easy, do-it-yourself decor ideas include containers of all shapes and sizes, elegant benches and stools, miniature ponds and birdbaths, stepping stones, a barbecue, and a fire pit. The authors use a variety of molds easily found or made, household items like bowls and baking pans, and simple wooden frames and boxes. At pennies per pound, and so simple to use-just mix with water and pour-concrete is the key to hand-crafted backyard decor.

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