Topsy-Turvy Bird Bath

by Craftmel

Topsy-Turvy Bird Bath


One of our favorite things to do in this lovely weather is to sit outside and watch all the hummingbirds visit our neighbor's bird feeders.  I can only imagine the bird traffic we'd get if we had something as fun and funky as this bird bath/vertical planter amongst all the feeders!  

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How to Make Hypertufa Garden Pots

by DIY Maven

How to Make Hypertufa Garden Pots

Okay, first let's define Hypertufa. According to The Artistic Garden, Hypertufa (hyper-toofa) is an artificial stone that was 'first created in the mid 19th century by mixing sand, peat, various volcanic aggregates and cement.' It's lighter than stone or concrete and if cured properly it's freeze-proof. Now to the fun part: Using hypertufa to make pots. Here's a video showing us how.

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Make a Tipsy Flower Pot Tower

by DIY Maven

Make a Tipsy Flower Pot Tower

So cute and easy to make, this tower will add interest and verticality to any garden. Supplies are minimal and include:

A tall, sturdy rod about 66" tall.
1 - 12" round clay pot.
4 - 10" clay pots.
Potting soil.

To assemble the Tipsy Tower, first drive the metal rod into the ground; then thread the pots onto the rod, starting with the 12" pot and filling with soil as you go. Add your favorite plants and you're done! For the entire tutorial, go to ga...

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