Regarding gravel: We chose gravel because we could not afford pavers or find enough bricks for such a large space. Don’t get pea gravel, which rolls around under your feet. One-quarter crushed gravel is angular and flinty and sort of locks together, so it tamps down nicely. After a couple heavy rains, it felt much more solid and settled.

Regarding gravel: We chose gravel because we could not afford pavers or find enough bricks for such a large space. Don’t get pea gravel, which rolls around under your feet. One-quarter crushed gravel is angular and flinty and sort of locks together, so it tamps down nicely. After a couple heavy rains, it felt much more solid and settled.

Make Your Own Optical Illusion Garden Mirror. There's a simple trick that makes this project much easier than it looks!

Make Your Own Optical Illusion Garden Mirror. There's a simple trick that makes this project much easier than it looks!

small brick patio ideas - I like this, especially the pergola thingy and the low wall.

small brick patio ideas - I like this, especially the pergola thingy and the low wall.

How to make a pea gravel patio! AKA "trail mix" patio - once you water it down, it dries hard and flat! Large space can be done for about $200

How to make a pea gravel patio! AKA "trail mix" patio - once you water it down, it dries hard and flat! Large space can be done for about $200

Guia de jardin. Blog de jardinería.: Colores para las paredes del patio o la terraza

Guia de jardin. Blog de jardinería.: Colores para las paredes del patio o la terraza

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