A Handful of Hypertufa Hands: I had so much fun with these hypertufa hands - they're tricky to make, because they break so easily, but boy, are they effective. Some surgical gloves, some Portland cement and a bit of peat moss and perlite.
Cast in Stone: DIY Landscape Accent Hard as rock, concrete ornaments are easy to make. Even better, this versatile outdoor material is low cost and prettier than you might think. Try our techniques for customizing, shaping, and finishing concrete ornament
Fill hollow eggs with potting soil, as they do at Stony Run Farm, for a clever homemade seed-starting kit. Another environmentally friendly option is to start seeds on a bed of coir fiber pellets, available from Grow Organic for 20 pellets).