Ideas for Beauty in the Garden with Garden Paths

original Garden paths can be completely natural or feature a combination of natural elements and man-made items. Some are made of stones of all sizes, and with borders created from everything from metal, to wood, to plastic, and even more stones. They can be simple, such as mulch or gravel, or complicated pieces of art … Read moreIdeas for Beauty in the Garden with Garden Paths

Outdoor Living how to Expand your Living Space

Ah, summer! Time to get out of the house and enjoy outdoor living again! And what better way to enjoy being outside than to expand your living and entertaining space than by creating an outdoor room? Think you can’t afford it? Think again! For some of us, the solution is to design a living area … Read moreOutdoor Living how to Expand your Living Space

Simple Patio Designs – How to Create Luxury for Cheap

Patio designs do not need to be extravagant to be luxurious. Luxury to me is having a little garden oasis to escape to in your own backyard. Patio ideas for small yards are numerous and the best way to achieve this little getaway is to do it yourself. Designs for small backyards are fairly simple … Read moreSimple Patio Designs – How to Create Luxury for Cheap

Flagstone Patio – Design and Installation

Flagstone Patio Installation If you have ever looked into high end landscape installations, you will find that the products are of a natural quality. Man made products are an antithesis to landscaping. The purpose of landscaping is to be in nature. This is why high end landscapes typically use flagstone for the patio and walkways. … Read moreFlagstone Patio – Design and Installation

How to Build a Flagstone Patio

Flagstone patios are elegant yet they still manage to lend to the area a sense of naturalness not found with brick or cement. They can also be more durable and require little maintenance for their return. Unlike wood patios or decks, there is no need to worry about rot, and unlike cement and brick, they … Read moreHow to Build a Flagstone Patio

Flagstone installation tips

Flagstone is uncut sedimentary rock with a naturally flat surface. The most common types are limestone, sandstone, shale and slate. You can purchase flagstone from home and garden stores which will carry the more popular types or visit a stone supply yard which will have more of a variety from which to choose. Flagstone is … Read moreFlagstone installation tips