How To Make Your Own Hand Planters
People absolutely love their gardens. As any avid gardener knows, we are always looking for some new and creative ways to decorate the landscape. Now that spring is in full swing it's the perfect time to start planning your projects for the upcoming season. So if you're trying to find your next DIY garden project, you need to check out this tutorial on how to make your own hypertufa hands.
It's such a simple project and only requires two items and some time to age, so there's no excuse not to give it a try. To get started all you need is a pair of surgical gloves and some cement mix (any kind will do) to make these beautiful ornaments for the garden. You might already have the supplies at home which means there's no need for an extra trip to the store.
They're incredibly easy to make and require little to no attention once complete. The only thing to keep in mind is that they need to be kept out of the rain because if they collect water and it sits for a long period of time as the cement might crack - especially in the winter. Apart from that, as they age they will become a part of the landscape with moss, and other plants growing in the crevices that will give it a mystical and almost ancient look. There are many ways to get creative with how they're displayed, with an unlimited number of possibilities.
You can put them in a pot, set them on the soil in your garden, add them to a bed of rocks, or even in your greenhouse - the sky is the limit so start brainstorming ! Go ahead and check out this tutorial so you can get started adding these cool hypertufa hands to your garden.
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