This award winning outdoor space was created by recycling fallen trees, recycled concrete well cover & discarded lum
made from fallen tree vines and branches.. We made one this spring from an old grapevine we had to remove from a tree it was choking. Worked wiht it immediately after cutting so the pliability was still in the wood. It marks the entry to a path from my childhood.
Create a Backyard Getaway: Ensure Privacy. Your outdoor room will feel more like an oasis if it has a sense of enclosure. Fences and garden walls ensure privacy for patios, but you can also use lattice, pergolas, and landscaping to define outdoor spaces and screen views of neighboring houses.
This industrious homeowner created a shaded patio in his side yard. Made from salvaged slate tiles and accented with garage-sale finds, the new patio is a perfect private getaway filled with personal style.Here, stone chips transition to pea gravel, which transition to flagstone.