This AMAZING backyard space from fellow Sacramentan is pretty much the epitome of outdoor perfection and is SO much of what we hope to create here in backyard. I LOVE the generous seating area, the large paver and gravel
Acid-stained Concrete Patio -- Looks like copper! Click the pic for a brief how-to video on doing this technique. I'd love to do this, although I wonder if the acid stain is bad for those plants around the patio.