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Working with portland cement can be challenging at times. When making hypertufa pots (photo below), you must carefully add perlite, peat moss and just the right about of water. You can see the 3 ingredients, portland cement, perlite, peat moss, in the hypertufa pot above. The goal with hypertufa is to make a rough, stone like container. I have recently used a new product called ShapeCrete to create this irregular shaped container or bowl Garden craft in Europe,. For example, one plant can replenish the soil with nutrients that another plant uses from the soil. Sometimes combining different plants together can help attract beneficial insects. If a particular plant specimen needs more warmth than your climate can provide, give it shelter by planting it next to a south-facing wall The Little Book of Allotment Tips (Little Books of Tips).

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