Posted in patio, tagged patio on March 11, 2009 |
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That started as a pet project for John but soon became “my” project as his workload allowed no time for finding the contractors, much less interviewing them. So I took over and found someone through Craigslist who claimed he was an expert landscaper. Right, ahem! Once again, on a tight budget, wanting this deck that I was asked to imagine and draw by John we struggled through endless chaos and stress, although now, many months later, almost finished, it seems as if it was all worthwhile.
back yard patio
compacted patio base
I took it upon myself to lay the brick path one day, after several landscapers came to give me estimates on it. It seemed absurd to pay $1,700 for it. So I took a weekend and slowly did it myself, never having done anything like that before. We used the bricks from the old chimney we knocked down from the inside of the house.
- patio and brick path
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