Concrete block gardens are a great way to grow fresh vegetables and flowers in a small space. These blocks are inexpensive and can be used to create many different styles and patterns. Below we show you how to use it to create garden beds, planters, retaining walls, outdoor decorative accents and more.
Cinder blocks are made from cement and coal ash. Concrete blocks are made from a mixture of cement, sand, gravel and slag. Concrete blocks are an average of 10 pounds lighter than concrete blocks. So keep that in mind when planning your next DIY project. These two types of blocks are rectangular in shape by default.