How To Make Concrete Planters: The Ultimate Guide!

How to make concrete planters and everything you need to know for making planters at home.

I’ve been making concrete planters for over three years now and during that time, I’ve put together 21 unique DIY concrete planter tutorials… 21 and counting!

- Cement - Disposable Bowl - Disposable Cup - Durable Nitrile Gloves - Safety Glasses

Materials Needed For Making Concrete Planters

Safety When Handling Concrete For Making Planters Concrete is a caustic material and needs to be handled with gloves, especially when the mix is wet.

Tutorial Steps:

Mixing Cement For A Planter A typical cement pots recipe is two cups of concrete or cement and about half a cup of water. This is the proper ratio for many mixes- if you are making a small planter.

The Thickness Of Concrete Planters For Durability The thickness of a planter needs to be a minimum of ⅜” thick. However, ultimately will be determined by its overall size.

Making A Concrete Planter Mold The method you choose will depend on the size and shape of the concrete planter that you intend on making.

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