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just learned about hypertufa - a lightweight concrete recipe... so many possibilites here is the recipe 1 part pre-mixed Portland cement/sand mix 1 part peat moss 1 part perlite or vermiculite - google hypertufu for the endless creative possibilities

just learned about hypertufa – a lightweight concrete recipe… so many possibilites here is the recipe 1 part pre-mixed Portland cement/sand mix 1 part peat moss 1 part perlite or…

Fun project! Make Your Own Hypertufa Birdbath

Make Your Own Hypertufa Birdbath

hypertufa millstone... one five gallon bucket of portland cement, one five gallon bucket of peat moss, and one five gallon bucket of perlite. They used a hot water heater drain pan  with 4" lawn edging (to make it higher) for mold and drew the lines the next day. Weighs appx 45 lbs.

hypertufa millstone-"Millstone" equal parts: 1 five gallon bucket of portland cement, 1 five gallon bucket of peat moss, 1 five gallon bucket of perlite.

These highly versatile, molded concrete pavers are the sustainable, do-it-yourself alternative to typical brick-style pavers for patios and walkways. Hand-made

Wood Grain Concrete Pavers

Wood grain concrete pavers – Big Grass These highly versatile, molded concrete pavers are the sustainable, do-it-yourself alternative to typical flagstone or formed and poured concrete patios and wal

GREAT  for GARDENING - Hypertufa is a product that looks like cement but weighs less. A woman can actually manage to lift containers made out of hypertufa. It's a mix of Portland Cement, Peat Moss, Perlite and fiberglass fibers.

GREAT for GARDENING - Hypertufa is a product that looks like cement but weighs less. A woman can actually manage to lift containers made out of hypertufa. It's a mix of Portland Cement, Peat Moss, Perlite and fiberglass fibers. - Gardening For Life

In          this case, we decided to use pebbles, available at Home  depot  for $2.45 a bag.    Simply dump the bag on and sweep the pebbles  into the cracks.    Cost of          Concrete $1.89 per bag  Cost of Pebbles $ 2.45  Cost  of Form $9.  Total Hours for Project: 3 hours  Total Cost of  our new fancy Walkway: $36.00

Create your Own Stone Walkway for less than $40

How to build a faux stone walkway. (I'm so glad I found this b/c my faux stone "forms" didn't come w/instructions--d'oh!

Hypertufa "rocks", place hypertufa mix in a plastic bag, twist shut, leave for two days, unmold.

I make rocks from hypertufa by just plopping a half shovel full into plastic shopping bags, twist them closed and lay them on the ground on top of the twist to keep them closed. Two days later I unwrap them, and out they go to my bed edge.

Easy Concrete Stepping Stones

Making Concrete Stepping Stones

Making your own stepping stones is a fun project and a way to create unique stones for your garden. This is a guide about making concrete stepping stones.

Hypertufa casting for the garden.  A really good post on how too with a lot of ideas for objects you can make very simply

diy Hypertufa: a mixture of Portland cement, sand and peat moss. If you want you can replace the sand with perlite, it makes the pots and trays a lot lighter as perlite weighs almost nothing. Tufan takes a little longer to harden than ordinary concrete.

This is the best tutorial,with pictures, I have found to make Hypertufa planters. Equal parts portland cement, peat moss and perlite. Lighter than stone planters, but weather like them.

What are hypertufa troughs? Hypertufa (pronounced hyper-toofa) is a mixture of peat moss, perlite, cement and water. It's easy to make your own concrete

diy: cut the ends off wood planks to make wood "bricks." Grout them with cement, or leave the natural finish in outdoor living spaces.

awesome wood brick floor (with + without cement)

Outdoor flooring idea: Cut the ends off wood planks to make wood "bricks." You can grout them with cement, or keep them au natural for flooring in your outdoor living space.

Fake Boulders- how to make rocks  Faux boulders: paperback wire lath...bend it beat it to shape, then plaster it with trinity white cement with the stain of your choice mixed in; or: boxes covered with garbage bags, then covered with chicken wire, then covered with about 3 inches of pigmented hypertufa (portland cement, sand, peat moss mix). Gardenweb has a hupertufa forum that is interesting.

made these rocks out of boxes covered with garbage bags, then covered the boxes with chicken wire, then covered rock with about 3 inches of pigmented hypertufa (portland cement, sand, peat moss mix). Gardenweb has a hupertufa forum that is interesting.

Make your own custom colored concrete stain

stain - 2 coats wet-look sealer; then with combine equal parts sealer, water & water-based tinted flat exterior house paint; apply one coat; let dry and 2 more coats of sealer

Cement Mix Recipes and Formulas for you to make for your next cement creation project for your garden or landscape

A Collection Of Concrete, Cement Paste & Hypetufa Mix formula Recipes - SHTF Preparedness

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