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Article by: Delmar Germyn

IF you thought that creating an attractive walkway of stone , To Make Your Own Garden in a Pot or brick pavers was something you could not afford. Or maybe you just didn't want to deal with the inevitable weeds , You Can Grow Your Own Herb Garden - Part 5 growing up between them. Stamped concrete , Brilliant Beetroot! may just be the answer you are looking for.

This process will give you a high-durability, low-cost alternative to those expensive traditional surface treatments for walkways, patios, , Taming Your Outdoors and driveways. The technique is surprisingly simple. Stamped concrete , Choosing the Perfect Landscape Painting involves pouring in the traditional manner, finishing the surface as usual, and then treating it with a hardener. It is then colored to the customer's desire and stamped with molds that imprint virtually any surface texture imaginable.

Brick pavers, stone, , Unifying and Separating Landscaping Planting Beds tiles, , Cyclamen slate, flagstone... almost any traditional surface treatment can be reproduced in stamped concrete. , Making a Garden Pond With a Pond Liner In addition to walkways, it's also ideal for patios, , Pest Control and Mosquito Larva porches, , How to Plant Shrubs pool decks , Gardening and driveways. Since it is poured as a whole, it can be completed much faster than traditional bricks or pavers. Because it consists of one solid surface, no weeds grow , Planning Your Garden from Scratch - the Basics as happens with individually installed pavers. It's also stronger than regular concrete. , Care Tips for Planting and Growing Orchids Inside Your House The hardener brings the stamped concrete's surface strength up to 8,000 psi: almost triple the tensile strength of regular concrete. , Landscape Design - Well Balanced Home Landscaping Maintenance consists of resealing every five years or so.

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My web , The Secret To Healthier Plants? Let's Ask My Grandfather site is setup to help you learn a little about molds and casting in general.

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- Articles on how to , Birdfeeders & Birdhouses - The Perfect Outdoor Accessories mix your concrete, , Themes of Shade hypertufa, etc for different uses.

- Free information , You Can Grow Your Own Herb Garden - Part 5 on how to , Gardening make your own molds. Tips , Choosing Lawnmowers For Cutting Grass On Tennis Courts and hints on their use and care.

- Free information , How to Choose a Perfect Wood Porch Swing on making and using various types of molds to cast concrete, , Using Snow Roof Rakes plaster, cement, ceramics, and molding with hypertufa.

- Suggestions for projects that you can do in a couple of hours that will make your yard , Your Home is Your Fortress: the Art of Garden Fencing / garden , Rose ing: Water, Sun and Shade look great. All the information , Choosing the Perfect Landscape Painting on the site is free to use and share. I am hoping that when you see what I have (or have not) set out you will send in your tips , Gardening - Growing Herbs In Containers and stories. By sharing we can learn from each other. We can also help newcomers to the hobby / business.

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