New Hypertufa Mushroom

Discussion in 'Garden Junk' started by hummingbird3172, Jul 13, 2007.

  1. hummingbird3172

    hummingbird3172 In Flower

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    I like the plain variety, but the sparkle of the glass gems beckons me and begs me to glue them on more things....like a hypertufa mushroom.

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  2. Frank

    Frank Happy Gardening Staff Member Administrator

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    Well that's one mushroom I wouldn't say no to having a little rest on :) You becoming a dab hand with the hypertufa HB. Great work.
     
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    I think it looks wonderful with just the right amount of 'bling'!
     
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    Very, Very nice.
    HB, How are you finding the hypertufa doing in the weather? Do you think it would winter well up north?
    You almost have me convinced to try it...
     
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    Thanks Frank, TB, and Chitweed!


    Chitweed, From what I've read it is supposed to do OK up north. I live in FL so we don't get a big variety in our weather, rarely a freeze. I've kind of made my own mixture just portland cement and vermiculite...it sculpts easily and has a very rocky look. It is almost as easy to work as clay.
     
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    eileen Resident Taxonomist Staff Member Moderator Plants Contributor

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    Anna I love your mushroom!!! I would definately give it a place in my garden. :-D
     
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    Netty Chaotic Gardener Plants Contributor

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    Oooo, I like it! I know exactly where I would put that in my yard! LOL
     
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    Love it Anna I really have to try hypertufa.
     
  9. zuzu's petals

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    Awwww [​IMG] it's WONDERFUL!
    I gotta learn to tufa! I've been saying it for a long time,
    but your creations may finally give me the push I need. :-D
     
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    Thanks! :-D I am trying to do several colors of them and then group them together. I also want to do some with river stones...for earthy mushrooms.

    The mushrooms are really really easy! Easier than the containers!

    I just made a lion face today...praying it will turn out...the eyes are green "gems". :D
     
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    I like the decorated or undecorated equally I think. The all look beautiful in the landscape. I think everyone should give this stuff a try! 8)
    Here in zone 7 there is no problem with weather either.
     
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    That's how I feel...they each have their place. :-D

    Bethie has made some pretty incredible hypertufa tables! I aspire to try one of those someday! :-D
     
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    Anna I love your mushroom. Can you give me the instructions please. Thank you Jul
     
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    Mr. Biggles (my flowerbed frog) wants one too.
     
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    stratsmom Flower Fanatic

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    I love it! Wish I lived closer so you could teach me!
    Deanna
    :-D