Building Stucco Troughs

Fri, 2021-01-01 11:51 -- gsparrow
1 Jan
Bill Stark

OVER THE LAST 16 years, we have developed a new type of trough that is lighter and much less likely to break than hypertufa troughs. We’ve never had one break! These strong “stucco troughs” can have more complex shapes and they can be larger, providing space to create more elaborate rockeries, landscapes and planting schemes that can enchant viewers. They are easier to move about the garden, into your garage for winter plant protection and to garden shows and fairs where they can help attract new members to your NARGS chapter. The stucco trough below measures 36 inches long and 24 inches wide (91 x 61 cm). It weighs 19 pounds (8.6 kg) empty and 157 pounds (71 kg) planted. It’s thin walls free up more space for plants

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