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Rhubarb Leaf Stepping Stones

Photo of a Homemade Garden Stepping Stone

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See a picture of garden stepping stones that Betty Yard made using rhubarb leaves.
Rhubarb Leaf Stepping Stones

Rhubarb Leaf Stepping Stones

Submitted by Betty Yard
When I asked Betty how she made these wonderful stepping stones using a rhubarb leaf, this is what she said:

"I just laid the leaf on the flat cement porch and put a layer of Quikrete mortar ready mix (using 5 parts ready mix and 1 part water) on it, up to about an inch from edges. Then I patted the top to try and get rid of air bubbles. I put some chicken wire on top of it, then I put Quikrete cement mix (using 5 parts cement mix and 1 part water) on top of the wire, taking it to the edge of the mortar mix. I then patted the top all over to seal it all together and to try and bring up any air bubbles. I tried to lift up the edges of the leaf and pat the sides, to make the edges a little thicker. I am so happy with how they turned out, they are the first ones that I've made. I'm going to give them to my two sisters... One for her birthday and the other for her anniversary."

These stepping stones were Betty's first attempt at making stepping stones using rhubarb leaves. She liked the way her second batch turned out better. You can see that one on this page.

I hope you enjoy making your own garden stepping stone and then send in a photo to have it featured here.

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