The inspiring pins in my Garden Fantasy Pinterest board are coming true! Here are some of the reclaimed bricks that we put down in the backyard. Janine Vangool UPPERCASE magazine http://www.uppercasemagazine.com
When active feet beat a compacted pathway through your struggling lawn, it's best to bow to the inevitable. Instead of renting aerators, installing awkward fencing or otherwise trying to resurrect the grass in these trails, set flagstone in the grass.
I love going outside. There's a part of me that's screaming to lay in the grass, on a sunny yet cool day, and just relax. Some photography perhaps. It's so very me. And that's what this board is, a bunch of my inspiration as an artist and how it has created the person that I am today. A person in very proud of.
With the hose, wash the edging with a gentle spray, dampening the sand between the bricks without dislodging it. As the sand absorbs water, it will set, acting like grout to lock the bricks in place for years to come.
Use large pavers and river rocks to create a sleek, durable walkway you won’t have to spend time maintaining. Here’s how to do it: First, establish and mark your walkway’s perimeter. Do your best to make the boundary lines straight and exact. Lay your large pavers, aiming to create evenly-spaced columns and rows. Finally, fill the remaining space inside your outer perimeter with river rocks.