Thursday, September 30, 2010
But this summer we poured a patio by our back door.
For the past almost ten years, this small space has been a constant pain.
I've tried shrubs, flowers, weed matt and rocks. . . nothing grew and my dog dug up the rocks.
SO, I finally convinced my husband to help me with a patio. We were going for pavers, but ended up pouring cement. Something he didn't want to do, because a sewer line runs under this space.
One hot, humid spring day, my dear husband and our dear cousin Delbert, poured me a patio.
When I say, hey, look at my new patio. . most people say, where is it?
Yes, it is small. But I love it.
It also doubles as a swimming pool when we get a lot of rain. Guess my concrete pourers weren't the best.
But, I have always wanted a pool too!
Above is a picture of an old glider that was my husband's grandmas. . .sitting on my patio. . . . I usually paint it, but I like the shabby chicness of it. . .and a palm I have planted in a tub on my new patio. I really can't believe the palm tree is still alive. Since my dog can no longer dig up rocks. . .she likes to dig up palm trees.
Can't believe it is the last day of September. I will miss Summer, but I sure do love Fall!!!