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This Patio Planning Guide has all the stats and tips you need to create your new patio - including cost, layout ideas, shapes, lighting, etc. http://www.landscapingnetwork.com/patios/planning.html

Are you in the process of planning a new patio? Try our 5 Step Guide to Patio Planning!

small space patio layout


lower right: bench on the corner and that plant box on the back + spot lighting pointing upwards towards the plants - plan for bamboo to sit in there

A large tree didn't deter plans for this backyard patio--the homeowners simply designed around it, making it a key element. The low stone wall around the tree doubles as seating. The flagstone floor is set in sand over landscaping fabric that inhibits weeds but lets moisture reach the tree's roots.

Tackle the weeds like a pro this weekend using these simple steps. The article offers help determining weed types and how to handle the different varieties. You'll have your landscaping looking picture-perfect in no time!

Great summer patio ideas! Includes DIY projects and garden-inspired design tips.

Do you have a really old cracked cement patio? We did but not anymore! See how we resurfaced it and created a beautiful sitting area on my mom's patio. @Mandy Dewey Generations One Roof #bhgsummer

DIY Backyard Ponds: Build one of these backyard ponds to make a great addition to any landscape. http://www.familyhandyman.com/landscaping/backyard-ponds

What happens on the patio...I need this painted on a sign for the patio.

The Best Outdoor String Lights To Light Up the Backyard, Patio, or Balcony

outdoor living

garden rooms

Garden Project -- How to Create a Dry Creek from BHG.com

so pretty

sunken patio

Mixing pots & urns of different size & shape can make for a very appealing look for your patio!

Out on our patio..., via STYLIZIMO BLOG

this is exactly what I've been looking for! The size and shape are prefect for our back yard. I would make it a deck not a patio though. Patio.

See how we pulled off a DIY concrete patio #concrete #patio #concrete_patio #DIY