Special Gift Offer
URL:
http://www.gardengatemagazine.com/newsletter/2012/04/24/recycled-concrete-wall/
Share:

Recycle and reuse

By: Garden Gate staff
Save money and make something unique with this great hardscaping idea!

Recycle and reuse

Recycling in the garden is a win-win situation. Reusing old materials saves on the cost of hauling them away, plus you create something that’s beautiful and one-of-a-kind!

Make a retaining wall like the one here with recycled concrete. Sort the pieces by size, using the largest ones for the lower layers. Pick pieces with similar thicknesses for each layer and turn them rough side up on the top row to create the look of rustic stone. A small sledge hammer works well for fine-shaping finishing touches.

 

Published: April 24, 2012
Share:
Tags:
  • None
GDT Notes Ad_Black Friday 2020_zone5

Product Recommendations

Here are some supplies and tools we find essential in our everyday work in the garden. We may receive a commission from sales referred by our links; however, we have carefully selected these products for their usefulness and quality.

GDT Ad_GiftGuide2020_zone6

Also in This Newsletter


GDT Free Issues zone7and11 Mobile_Spring
Last Week’s Newsletter

April 17, 2012

Peonies

Try this now! We have a hassle-free way to prevent droopy flowers.

Pot roots

Save money and time at the garden center with this rundown on how to buy plants with the best roots!

GG_Sub-Ad_Zone15_v03