So … why not hypertufa? (Yes, it’s a funny word, but once you try it, you’ll love it.) Mixing, molding and sculpting with hypertufa (“tufa”) means getting your hands into a blend of water, cement, sand and recycled paper and crafting a garden container or other piece of art for your garden with a theme you choose. It’s functional, beautiful and fun – and your options include everything from garden containers to planters, water basins or stepping stones.
If you’re new to the joys of “tufa,” From the Summer’s Garden offers a unique “green” version of hypertufa at Studio Workshops throughout the spring, summer and fall. Each workshop is a consecutive Saturday and Sunday on a weekend, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Participants can take home four to five finished projects, including a creative garden container. The next Hypertufa Studio Workshop is March 16 and 17, 2013.
What can you make at a From the Summer’s Garden Hypertufa workshop?
A hand-sculpted stepping stone
Hypertufa garden containers allow all KC gardeners to dream big and take action while waiting for spring’s arrival. From the Summer’s Garden in Kansas City is your resource, offering workshops throughout the year and legendary Spring Sale events every weekend in April and May.