To make it, line the inside of cinder blocks with metal mesh, using gardening gloves to protect your skin against the mesh's sharp edges. Pour cactus soil onto the mesh, and place succulents inside the blocks. Set the blocks outside; water only during severe drought conditions.
Succulent cinder block garden
Can I just tell you that this is fantastic? Succulents in a ladle? Brilliant.
Lots of ideas and discusssion for using cinder (cement) block for raised gardens..."Anyone here use cement blocks for raised beds?" - GardenWeb
Blocchi di cemento fioriti! 20 idee per decorare il giardino…
succulents in pails, container gardening, landscape design
decorated cinder blocks as plant stands!!! No tutorial, but great design idea to copy. :-)