Modeled after ancient stone troughs once used to hold water and feed for livestock, contemporary troughs are made from hypertufa.
Hypertufa troughs are easy to make, cool containers for use in any garden style.
Beth Jimenez and Amelia Lane, owners of Lasting Impressions, in Raleigh, NC, will show you how to make your own inexpensive hypertufa troughs at home.
Once you learn the secret to making these containers, you may not want to stop at just one; a grouping of containers of various sizes makes a striking garden collection.
Helen Yoest is a garden writer and coach through her business Gardening with Confidence™
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