Usually these vases can be made of concrete of various colors including white, gray, black and all other shades of colors. You can choose different effects such as marble, travertine, antiqued and wood effect. Considering that the choice is very wide, the most widespread models, made with reinforced concrete, vibrated and mixed with special chemical additives, which make them more resistant to attack by atmospheric agents, are square or round cone vases, rectangular vases, squares large and small, those with a round shape on the front, cylindrical vases, rectangular with rounded corners, crescent, hexagonal, in the shape of a giant bowl, the capasa and the ball-shaped one, with pedestal and large mouth with edges and many others.
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The concrete pots are usually used to complete areas of the garden that have remained empty or that cannot be furnished. The untreated ones, often manage to satisfy the needs of those who prefer a garden with not too predominant furnishing accessories, compared to the furniture itself, or interested in creating spaces with simple and essential lines, in order to bring out the beauty of the plants and flowers. It is preferable to place the pots in the South West, where the sun beats in the early morning, allowing the plants to carry out photosynthesis. These pots can contain any type of plant, from climbers to those with round, straight, tapered leaves, succulents, hanging and even flowering plants. It is possible to give a decorative effect to the garden, placing them in a row with different plants, alternating with each other, or all the same to create a partition, finally you can highlight the paths of villas or houses or the two ends of the gates. It is advisable to arrange them in an orderly and visible way to prevent someone not seeing them from bumping into them and hurting themselves.
The concrete pots can also be made with the DIY, the shapes can be the most varied such as the conical one, which is made with the help of two plastic buckets as a mold. In another bucket, the concrete mixture is kneaded, then the mold is drilled with the tip of a drill and assembled with screws, bolts and three wooden shims. Finally, the mold is filled with the previously obtained paste and left to dry for a whole day. At the end of hardening, the vessel obtained is washed, and after drying it is decorated as desired.
Costs for concrete pots vary based on size and workmanship. A large vase can cost around 250 euros, while the small ones, having a lower cost, are mostly found on the market from 45 to 60 euros. Large pots for shrubs or for decorative purposes are difficult to DIY, so we recommend purchasing them ready to use.