Sidewalks

Edgecumbe Brick Walk and Columns

Edgecumbe Brick Walk and Columns

These two small stone entrance columns provide a nice entry into this patio space. They have a full 42″ deep frost footing underneath. It’s a lot of work and expense for something you don’t see but this footing will prevent … Read the rest

Posted on January 24th, by jtimm in Other Stuff, Sidewalks.

Box of Chalk

Box of Chalk

3 sisters, 1 brother, 5 neighbors, 2 cousins, and a box of chalk kept them all busy one long summer day. It was fun to see my front walk  customized so well… Just another reason to go with a brick … Read the rest

Posted on January 8th, by jtimm in Sidewalks.

Can I Shovel Clay Pavers?

Can I Shovel Clay Pavers?

I’m often asked how pavers hold up in a harsh winter climate like we have in Minnesota.  The answer is they work great.  First, most pavers have a beveled edge so they won’t catch a shovel edge.  Second, … Read the rest

Posted on January 8th, by jtimm in Sidewalks.

Bluestone Front Walk

Bluestone Front Walk

Selecting a Stone Color can be Overwhelming.  Keep in mind you don’t have to match the type of stone on the home with the type in the landscape. Instead just try to pick up an accent color. Bluestone has just … Read the rest

Posted on January 3rd, by jtimm in Sidewalks.

Winding Path

Winding Path

Sometimes things just work out…..  After starting this project garden designer Stephen Kung thought there might be a better location for the walk.  Rather than laying the walk out as the shortest distance between two points, we shifted it to … Read the rest

Posted on January 3rd, by jtimm in Sidewalks.

Aunt Mary’s New Walk

Aunt Mary’s New Walk

Ben

This is Ben. He worked with me the past few summers, he’s off to his real career now studying at St Thomas.  He’ll be missed. He works hard and doesn’t complain, what more could you ask for.  This is his … Read the rest

Posted on December 19th, by jtimm in Sidewalks.

Storybook Home

Storybook Home

 

The brick walk on this home was the finishing touch.  This is actually a new brick,  the way it is molded makes it look old.  This paver is a ‘Beldon 760′,  it has been a standby for many … Read the rest

Posted on December 18th, by jtimm in Sidewalks, Steps.

Welcome

Welcome

 

Creating a sense of entry.  A winding brick walk leads your eye to the entrance of this rambler.  Prior to adding this walk the entrance was off the driveway and a hedge hid the front door.  The new … Read the rest

Posted on December 18th, by jtimm in Sidewalks.

Bluestone Path

Bluestone Path

 

An economical choice for a narrow walk.  Bluestone is a premium product but it priced reasonably.  Setting this stone in a narrow path like this goes fast, so compared to other materials it’s a great value.  This bluestone is … Read the rest

Posted on December 18th, by jtimm in Sidewalks.