melinda menezes md self care hypertufa pots

April Self-Care Corner DIY Hypertufa Pots

Hypertufa pots look like concrete but weigh much less and can be made into any form you like. Making these DIY planters is fun, easy and great self-care. Next time you visit the clinic check out Dr. Menezes’ Hypertufa pots and succulent gardens and make your own by following this video tutorial from Lowe’s Home Improvement. 


  • mixing tub
  • container for measuring
  • peat moss
  • perlite
  • Portland cement
  • concrete reinforcing fibers
  • dust mask
  • rubber gloves
  • trowel
  • plastic drop cloth
  • plastic container for a mold
  • wire brush