Modern Planters: Almost any plastic container can be used to create glamorous concrete planters What you will need: Plastic containers in a variety of shapes and sizes Releasing agent (e.g. oil) Cement Fine river sand Masking tape Primer PVA paint Tools: Builder’s bucket, trowel, paint brush, drill and masonry bit, scissors 1.The first step is […]
pots and containers
Frame a Pot: What you need: Wood for the frame – we recycled painted pine timber (100 x 35mm) Terracotta pot Pelargonium (in any colour that will contrast with the blue frame) Paint – Modo (Rhyse colour – P127-C7) Wood glue 4 x 50 mm screws 2 x 15 mm screws Picture frame wire 2 […]
Pot Techniques: There are many ways to take a tired pot and give it a new look. Paint is the best thing to use – there are thousands of colours and great textures, plus several different ways of applying it. This technique is simple and fun for everyone to try. What you need: Wax candle […]
Make your own Pots: Designing and creating your own pots makes them that much more special. Use this basic recipe, and let the designer in you loose. What you need: 1 medium-sized plastic bowl 1 small bowl Releasing agent (like vegetable oil) Small stones River sand PPC Surebuild 42,5 N Cement Tools: Nosing trowel, paintbrush, […]
There are a number of tough waterwise characters that thrive in containers and love being out in the midday sun.Summer can take its toll on container plants and having continually to replace ones that succumb to the heat every year is tiresome and expensive.
These new balcony planters in fashionable colours are idea to plant up with easy to grow plants in complementary colours. The planters fit without fuss on a balcony railing or fence and are ideal for flat dwellers, and for brightening up a small garden.