How to Make a Homegrown Stone Pot

The bigger a pot, the more it costs. Why not make your own inexpensive container, one that can withstand the test of time and the elements?

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Use Wire Brush for Finishing

To age more quickly, douse the outside with manure tea, diluted buttermilk or yogurt.

Ready to Plant

Once your trough has fully cured, you are ready for planting. First, place a small piece of screen or pantyhose over the drainage holes to keep soil from washing away.

Get Creative

If you have any leftover mixture, use it to create "feet" for your trough to aid in drainage. Or make your own garden art.

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