Flagstone Patio

A flagstone patio gives an outdoor space a naturally finished look. In this video, Arizona Landscape Architect Pete Curé talks about techniques he used when installing flagstone as the primary flooring material in a large backyard remodel.

In this project, the flagstone patio extends from the house to include the decking around the pool. Flagstone is also used on a separate smaller patio, as well as some of the yard's walkways and steps. Complementary color variations in the flagstone are used to add interest.

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Water Feature

Learn how to build a water feature
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Do It Yourself

Pete Cure shows you how to tackle several DIY backyard projects

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Mediterranean Oasis

Discover a Mediterranean-style hotel
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Pools & Ponds

Magnificent pools & water features
(Step Outside – S02E05)

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Building a Ramada

Pete shows you how to build a Ramada in your backyard

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Turf Installation

Installing great looking synthetic grass in just one weekend

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Proper Pruning

How to properly prune your plants and use pots to create drama

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French Country Makeover

Results of the beautiful French Country makeover in the desert

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Healthy Plants

How to grow healthy plants and a quick way to tackle weeds

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Turf & Soil Prep

French Country plants, proper irrigation, turf and soil prep

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Arcadia Farms

Come visit Arcadia Farms and take a look at French Country plants

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Butterfly Magic

History of the Tucson Botanical Gardens and Butterfly Magic

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Backyard Pond

Magnificent pools and water features throughout Sedona (Part 4)

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Pools & Ponds

Magnificent pools and water features throughout Sedona (Part 2)

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Water Features

Magnificent pools and water features throughout Sedona (Part 3)

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Fountains & Pools

Magnificent pools and water features throughout Sedona (Part 1)

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Southwestern Style

Take a look at some modern twists in this southern style home

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Penthouse Loft

Check out this modern penthouse loft in the middle of AZ desert

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Mediterranean Home

Head to the red rocks of Sedona to see a Mediterranean style home

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Modern Architecture

Take a tour of a home that epitomizes desert living architecture

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Shopping for irrigation, granite, and lighting at Grand Materials

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Boulders and Rip Rap

Make your landscape stand out by using boulders and rip rap

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Pavers and More

Different pavers to choose for your next home project

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Decorative Rock

Choose decorative rocks to make your home perfect