If you like crafts and get yourself an object that is resistant, then put on the gloves that in this article you are going to learn how to make cement pots. The plastic ones, although they are specially designed to withstand the inclemency of the weather, in the end after a few years they also spoil, and taking into account that plastic is a material that takes centuries to decompose, well what better than to make our own cement pots? These will last … and will last …
Would you like to know what you need to make these sturdy pots? Well, we will not only tell you that, but also we will explain step by step how to do themhere is your guide.
Materials you need to make cement pots
Before starting to make them, it is important to prepare beforehand all the material that will be needed so that, in this way, the work is easier and, incidentally, save a little time. Having said that, you should prepare the following:
- 2 plastic containers that have the same shape, one being larger than the other.
- Nonstick cooking spray
- Portland cement
- Construction sand
- Large plastic sheet
- 2,50cm PVC tube
- And, if you do not like gray, you will also need cement color
Step by step to make cement pots
Now that you have everything, let’s move on to the most interesting part: making the cement pots. The first thing to do is coat the outside of the smallest container and the inside of the largest with non-stick oil. Then follow this step by step:
Step 1 – Make the drainage holes
Any special pot for plants worth its salt must have its holes so that the excess irrigation water can come out. Thus, we must proceed to cut from 2 to 4 pieces of PVC pipe with a height of at least 2,50cm.