Creating a Concrete Planter

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You can add style to your garden by creating concrete planters. You’ll need a bucket of concrete mix, a bucket, a stir stick, two plastic containers for molds, some cooking oil, and a paintbrush. Use the paintbrush to coat the molds with oil. Mix the concrete with water in the bucket. Fill the large mold with concrete up to an inch from the top. Press the small mold into the larger one. Leave enough concrete to form a bottom for the planter. Weigh down the smaller mold with a rock and let it set for 24 hours. Remove the molds, smooth the rough edges, and you’re ready to plant. 

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Antonio Sabato, Jr. | @Antoniosabatojr

Antonio Sabato Jr. once overlooked Time Square from a 90-foot billboard dressed only in his Calvin Klein underwear.  The iconic fashion designer hired the actor to be the company’s first celebrity model since Mark Wahlberg and it was shot by famed photographer, Herb Ritts.  That combination caused a sensation when the photos appeared in every magazine and hundreds of billboards throughout the world. 

Since then, Antonio has had a long and varied career which most... (full profile)

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