DIY Container Garden with Draped Hypertufa

One example of planted hypertufa container.
Planted hypertufa filled with evergreen and colorful plants.

Perfect for seasonal gardens and great for gift giving. You’ll create a unique, one of a kind, draped container using portland cement infused fabric.
What is hypertufa? a mixture of portand cement and aggregates. Fabric is saturated with the liquid blend, shaped and planted after curing.

Tuesday, August 24, 2021
9:30 am -11:30 am

History, introduction and instruction on mixing, blending and draping a one-gallon hypertufa pot.
Tuesday, August 31, 2021
9:30 am- 11:30 am

Instruction on container gardening, irrigation, fertilization and planting your hypertufa container.

Limited to 15 participants, first serve. Workshop location:
UF / IFAS Extension Levy County, AG Center
625 North Hathaway Avenue/27A, Bronson, 32621

$20.00 materials fee covers instruction, mix, tufa ready cloth, planting media and plants for a one-gallon draped hypertufa pot.
Checks payable: University of Florida
memo: Draped Hypertufa * include phone number
Mail to: UF/IFAS Extension Levy County, PO Box 219, Bronson, FL. 32621

Convenient online registration HERE ($20 plus $2.85 eventbrite fee).

Hypertufa containers may be planted or used as decorative containers.
Plans to plant cacti and other succulents in this low profile container.
Draped hypertufa may be spray painted to complement plants.

This is an indoor/outdoor event. Wear close toe shoes and clothing you don’t mind getting dirty. Feel free to repost and share with your circle of influence. Presented by UF/IFAS Extension Master Gardener volunteers and Barbara L. Edmonds, Horticulture PA, Levy County Extension.

All proceeds support the Nature Coast Master Gardener Volunteer program to benefit FFL Discovery garden, Extension programs and more. Until later – Spread Joy!!


Posted: July 27, 2021

Category: 4-H & Youth, Events, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Welcome, Work & Life
Tags: Container Gardening, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Hypertufa, Levy County Extension, Master Gardener

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