Friday, May 25, 2012

Photo - Recycled Concrete Patio Construction

First, start with a pile of concrete from an old patio or sidewalk

Then draw an area for the new patio.  Next begin layingout the pieces
to look like flagstone, leaving approximately 2 inches in between
each piece.  After you have laid out each piece, take the time to left the
pieces so that you have a nice stable and flat patio.

Next stain the concrete.  Concrete stains are available at Home Depot
and Lowes.  After the stain has dried, add soil and a small
ground cover like Dymondia or Creeping Thyme to fill in the areas.

It's finished!

Photos by Doug Kalal, taken at a client's garden in La Mesa



1 comment:

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