Fascinating comparison of countertops, complete with chart! Includes categories I hadn't considered! Of note: concrete isn't listed as allowing under-mount sinks and isn't listed as a "true" green product. ~ET
Bamboo.planters. Buy the thicker bamboo and use as a barrier against the fence. And it's easier to take care of.
Use Old Bottles to Make Chic Concrete Vases
Got a Kombucha addition? Hooked on Perier? We’re right there with ya. But the next time you gulp your precious last sip, don’t be so fast to toss your bottle into the bin—be it glass or plastic, they make dynamite molds for decorative vases. Makes sense right? So for just the price of concrete and your fave bevvy, you can make chic home decor. Here’s how to do it.
a concrete block retaining wall is the perfect solution to control erosion, to eliminate a hard-to-mow slope, to add a planting bed, or to level an ideal patio area. these systems are easy to install, durable, reasonably priced and available in a variety of colors and textures. this article shows you how to install one in a weekend.