DIY Concrete Garden Projects

concrete edging

I love concrete in the garden. It’s such an organic material that blends well with nature, yet it holds up over time, and only improves it’s looks with age. It’s inexpensive, and can be bought in ready made forms, or created by mixing with water and other organic elements. Grow a little moss on it, and you will have me swooning…  So given a choice, if I can’t have a natural element such as stone or wood…give me concrete! Here are our fav DIY concrete garden projects gathered from around the web. Our featured project, above – Give you garden structure with this DIY concrete edging project.

And of course, we have our very own DIY concrete globes project from last season… Anyone tried this yet?

diy concrete garden globes


Upcycled Garden Style created these outdoor planters from concrete pavers and caulking adhesive. These are so simple, they’re brilliant! Can’t wait to try this out! Remember to check out the caulking you use and make sure its warm enough outside for it to harden and cure.

Stone pavers to stone planters


Martha tells us how to use the age old technique of hypertufa to create cool planters that make great garden accents.



The Hunted Interior has a great tutorial on how she made this cinder block planter… hers also happened to be an outdoor bar as well! You gotta check out this  project…



These modern grassy planters are awesome… learn to create them here.



Check out these great DIY concrete fire columns from In My Own Style that are a Restoration Hardware dupe… complete with all the how-to’s!



And finally, Man Made DIY teaches us how to make this amazing DIY concrete fire pit! Love the clean look that would work in any space…

DIY concrete garden projects

Make some DIY concrete garden projects and let us know how they turn out, and please share your ideas in the comments!

Image Credits: Home Is Where They Love You, Upcycled Garden, Martha, The Hunted Interior, Design Sponge, In My Own Style, Man Made DIY


  1. Alaknanda Thakur says:

    I made concrete stepping stones for my garden they look so nice ,I used silicon cake making moulds and it became easy to remove from the moulds

  2. Roland LENTZ says:

    magnifique ,très bien fait

  3. Renée Towater says:

    How were you able to separate the cynderblocks? I DON’T have an electronic saw. Thanks, Renée

    • Kathy Woodard says:

      Cinderblocks come in little single square sections as well, there is no cutting necessary! Hope that helped!

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