Concrete is a versatile material that can be used in very different ways. In this article, Our site of advice will give you examples of how ordinary concrete mortar can be used in the process of arranging the landscape design of a site, we will choose projects from the DIY area.
The first thing that comes to mind when you mention concrete is garden paths. How to make them simple, budgetary, using a solution and a form, the portal wrote in detail.
Round shapes will help you make original slabs for a stepping track, which will cost even less and do not require serious efforts.
And how do you like such a project – just concrete in metal buckets, which have become a stand for thick branches, on which they hung a garland of light bulbs. The recreation area received not only spectacular lighting, but also an original decor.
In order not to spend money on buying flower containers and flowerpots, you can make them out of concrete. You only need two plastic containers – the first is filled with concrete, the second is placed on top to give the desired shape. Do not forget to moisten the plastic so that you can easily get it later after the concrete has set. These flowerpots last a long time, look unusual and can stay outside in winter..
This project again requires a mixture of cement, fine sand and water, and a real living leaf like burdock or rhubarb. The sheet is laid on a flat surface with the back side up, poured with concrete. After the mixture hardens a little, you need to remove the excess concrete with something sharp. And the decorative sheet itself can be used on the site as you like, for example, to decorate a flower bed or, again, a walking path.
Concrete countertops are simple and complex, large and small. In this case, concrete must be sanded after hardening in order to achieve a decorative effect. The base can be ordinary wooden legs, concrete with wood goes well.
The benches are made entirely of concrete or on wooden legs. You can DIY a great set of garden furniture.
Safe fireplace. If pouring it into a bowl seems difficult to you, use regular removable formwork for a simpler square hearth.
Of course, all kinds of figures for the garden are made of concrete, and not only architectural concrete. The material is available to everyone, very inexpensive and provides a lot of opportunities to equip and decorate the site.