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Three seasons, three uses
Thomas J. Story

Easy brick patio

A small, detached patio like this one comes together quickly with minimal effort.

Think of the possible uses for this circle of bricks. You can tuck it into a perennial border. Or place it in a remote corner of your garden, where you can linger at day's end over a glass of wine, or on Sunday morning with your coffee and magazines.

See how to build it in a weekend

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