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Townhome Patio

Posted on February 25th, by jtimm in Patios, Steps.

Garden Patio

Garden Patio

This Saint Paul backyard brings vegetable gardens right up to the patio. It’s a nice look and makes great use of limited space.  The paver brick is a good fit to an older home as it ages very well. Moss … Read the rest

Posted on April 2nd, by jtimm in Patios.

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.

Corner Detail

IMG_1440The clients on this project designed the pattern on this driveway and it worked out great.  The corner details came out especially well.… Read the rest

Clay Paver Drive

Paver Drive

Clay pavers make a beautiful driveway.  Their best qualities are their color and color retention. We’ve added on to projects previously installed years back with out any noticeable difference between old and new.  Basically what you see is what you … Read the rest

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.

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.

Minneapolis Courtyard

Minneapolis Courtyard

 

Who is GiGi Gaston?  This was the first art exhibit at the newly renovated ‘Supply Studio’ on Hennipen Ave.  A talented team of contractors totally transformed this building in a period of a few months.  I was lucky enough … Read the rest

Posted on December 19th, by jtimm in Patios.