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After seeing Wuvie's instructable:http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-to-make-concrete-bowls-and-planters/, I knew I had to do this. So, having all t...
See above listed instructables for complete material lists, and tools needed to complete this project. I have shown the specific plastic bowl and bow...
As a gardener, I know that you must absolutely provide for drainage holes in any enclosed planter, else the plant roots will rot in the water that sta...
After coating both the bowling ball and the plastic bowl with a very light coat of vegetable oil, or a Pam like spray, the mold is ready to be filled....
I decided to decorate the lip of my bowl with glass beads available at any craft store. We had some on hand, so decided to use them up. You can wait ...
The concrete must set up to a point where removing the ball will not break the sides of the mold. After at least 24 hours, or longer, simply lift the...
I found that leaving the ball in the plastic bowl mold, I could fill the bowl with water, and that would effectively allow for proper curing. I am not...
I had a little trepidation, but concrete never ceases to amaze me! After removing the plastic bowl, the project was essentially complete. Now to plan...
I used a packaged cactus mix as I wanted the best soil type for the succulents to be added. Placing a screen over the hole in the planter, the soil a...
I think the choice of succulents was right on for this type of container. And, the bowl fits beautifully in my succulent garden!
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So how is the bowl removed, cut out or can it be slipped off?
That is so simple yet so awesome. I tried soething similar but I didn;t have those shiny pebble, so I thought it would be a good idea to put Black sand instead. Didn't work out as i hoped, but still I was happy with the result
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