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Sat, May 15


Clermont State Historic Site

Set in Stone: Hypertufa Planters and Pavers


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Set in Stone: Hypertufa Planters and Pavers
Set in Stone: Hypertufa Planters and Pavers

Time & Location

May 15, 2021, 1:00 PM

Clermont State Historic Site, 1 Clermont Ave, Germantown, NY 12526, USA

About the Event

With the fear of frost waning, many of us are beginning to plot and pot outdoors. To kick off the start of potting season, we’ll create our own one-of-a-kind planters and garden stepping stones using a medium that dates back to 1800s England: Hypertufa. A mixture of cement, peat moss, perlite, and water, Hypertufa originated as an artificial substitute for planting herbs and flowers in stone watering troughs and tufa, a type of porous limestone rock. Using natural and found materials, we’ll embellish our artificial stone creations with unique textures and designs that rock! Perfect for ages 8+

This program is free, but registration is required. Attendance is limited to aid in social distancing.

PLEASE NOTE: Clermont follows all NYS Department of Health guidelines for safety during the COVID 19 pandemic. Masks and social distancing will be required of all participants until these guidelines are lifted by New York State Parks.


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