Cement Cloth Planters Its a one to four ratio... ( 2 cups cement to 8 cups water) however much u want to make. They said to make it the thickness of onion ring batter. Make sure that your cloth is well saturated before you drape it.
When you can't find a rock in the size or shape desired for your garden, turn to a concrete mixture to make custom artificial rocks. Hypertufa, an artificial form of porous tufa rock, uses concrete, sand and peat moss to create lightweight stones that you can easily move throughout your outdoor space. While you can purchase hypertufa kits for making your own artificial rocks, you can find all the materials needed to make a homemade mixture at any home and garden center.
Hypertufa can be made into Draped Hypertufa. Video
papercrete instead of hypertufa~NO Cure Time~The basic recipe for papercrete is approximately 3 parts paper pulp, 2 parts portland cement and 1 part perlite and other optional fillers. Getting the paperpulp made to the right consistency is key. Too wet and the mixture is slumpy and if too dry – crumbly. Make small batches to experiment and get your mixture to your liking.
They look like concrete, but are much lighter!\n\n ITEMS NEEDED:\n Perlite\n Sphagnum Peat Moss\n Portland Cement\n Water\n Cooking Spray (Pam works for me, since it has my name in its name)\n Large bucket or something to mix your ingredients in\n Rubber gloves\n Particle mask\n Safety glasses\n Various plastic or cardboard containers to use as molds
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.
How to Make a Lightweight Faux Rock for a Backyard
Recipe #1 - Heavy Duty This recipe is heavier than most Hypertufa and is ideal for troughs and containers for cold climates as well as large objects and stepping stones. So far this is the one that I have used almost exclusively. 1 Part Sterile Potting Mix (No fertilizer) 1 Part Portland Cement Water