BACKYARD PATIO

I've been doing some work on my backyard this week.  When I first moved in, it was pretty uninhabitable.  Completely run over with weeds, and no place to get away from  the harsh Texas sun.  I actually started the process years ago–it's taken some time to make it manageable….

Better garden 

I'm waiting for  two new outdoor sofas to be delivered today.  I'll take more pictures then.  The chairs shown are dipped in rubber so they can stay outdoors.  I replaced the brick with pea gravel…..

Gravel 

So much nicer!!!  

Fern 

I will snap some more pictures this evening…..

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13 Responses
  • Copious Couture May 28, 2010 at 7:42 AM

    Looks so relaxing!!!! A home away from home… hope you have a great weekend and get a chance to use it!!!
    Carissa
    http://copiouscouture.blogspot.com

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  • Style Odyssey May 28, 2010 at 7:50 AM

    pretty and serene. i love those rubberized chairs!

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  • Linda May 28, 2010 at 8:41 AM

    I don’t know what this backyard looked like before, but you’ve made it so beautiful now!
    It’s so zen. I can just imagine you and your family sitting in the new sofas reading books and updating the blogs with the dogs resting beside.

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  • MooiVintage May 28, 2010 at 9:20 AM

    Looks lovely! The weather over here in Amsterdam is picking up so, I’m completely feeling the garden mood you’re in right now.
    http://www.mooivintage.etsy.com

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  • Ana Curto May 28, 2010 at 9:44 AM

    Great stuff!
    Excelent the use of gravel instead of “impermeabilizing” the ground/soil with bricks (and cement?)! Now you’ll allow water to infiltrate the soil as it naturally shoul do.
    Congrats for the eco-caring patio! :-)
    Ana (Portugal)

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  • revital May 28, 2010 at 10:37 AM

    wow! it looks great!! good work!
    http://revi-pinkillusions.blogspot.com/

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  • Closet Fashionista May 28, 2010 at 11:59 AM

    Wow!!! Beautiful! I want to live there :p
    http://aclosetfashionista.blogspot.com/

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  • MotherofStyle May 28, 2010 at 3:23 PM

    Looks like it is going to be really nice when youa re finished- can’t wait to see the couches because I think you might have something cool up your sleeve :)

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  • Kiki May 28, 2010 at 6:38 PM

    You have a relaxing garden!

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  • mr. freddy's mom May 28, 2010 at 8:54 PM

    You have a beautiful garden!
    Please share some photos taken during the night.
    Love to see when the lights are all lit up!

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  • Naomi May 29, 2010 at 4:09 AM

    Oh my days your garden is soo pretty need to do something with mine!! :D
    http://fashion-in-pictures.blogspot.com/

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  • Patricia June 23, 2010 at 6:20 PM

    only have a sunroom, but when I finally have a garden I can’t wait to spruce it up too!! Looks lovely.
    http://www.pinkpeonieswithlove.blogspot.com/

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  • Jordan 1 August 11, 2010 at 7:14 PM

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