Cement Planters

When you just cant find the right pot why not just make one yourself? These awesome cement planters make great gifts for anyone with a green thumb.

What You Need

  • Floor mat (keep ground and surface clean from mess)
  • Concrete mix
  • Used MHY tubs (64 oz. for large planter, 32 oz. for smaller)
  • 5 gallon bucket (for mixing concrete)
  • Shovel
  • Particle mask
  • Rubber Gloves
  • Smaller cups (should be the size you’d like for the hallow inside of the planter)
  • 1 Bag of sand (or material of equal weight)


  1. Follow cement instructions
  2. Fill tubs 3/4 of the way full with cement
  3. Place cup inside of cup leaving 3 in out of cement
  4. Fill cup with sand or other heavy material
  5. Allow to cure according to cement brand directions
  6. Once 100% dry remove the cup and tub from your planter
  7. (Optional) Personalize your tub with paint or stencils


stacked planters