Hypertufa in the garden

Read this tip to make your life smarter, better, faster and wiser. LifeTips is the place to go when you need to know about Bird Baths and other Garden Accents topics.

Hypertufa in the garden

Hypertufa is a synthetic substitute for tufa rock - a spongy cellular rock
found in limestone country. It is hollowed out to make planters and tubs.
because of its versatile nature, its much favourded in the garden to make
birdbath, steps , benches, paving stones etc.
Hyper tufa is made of cement, sand and peat moss.
The process is very simple and containers can be made easily and cheaply.
they are an attractive , natural alternative for expensive tubs and pots.
Hypertufa is porous, so are preferrable to plastic or terracotta containers.
The walls of the container acts as a reservoir for water and allows the roots
to breath.
So switch your bulky stone trough for the light and versatile hypertufa.

   

Comments

Nobody has commented on this tip yet. Be the first.



Name:


URL: (optional)


Comment:


Not finding the advice and tips you need on this Garden Accents Tip Site? Request a Tip Now!


Guru Spotlight
Patricia Walters-Fischer