This is Small Spaces
We know that each yard is as unique as the people who spend time in it. Some of you are first time homeowners, some have a limited project budget, or a small, urban backyard. Small Spaces was created specifically with these situations in mind. Fashion a fantastic backyard that fits your life, exactly as you live it right now.
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Barkman products can be installed by the do-it-yourselfer, however a certain degree of landscaping know-how is required. These short articles will get you on the right track and help you create your own small space.
Planning Your Landscape Project In 2024
Planning a landscape project can be a daunting task. Approaching it in phases can help make the project more manageable…. read more
Choosing the Perfect Fire Pit for your Backyard
At Barkman, we love spending long evenings around a fire with family and friends. Roasting marshmallows, making gooey s’mores and… read more
How To Build a Patio
Adding a paved patio to your home is an excellent way to get the most out of your backyard. It… read more
Enhance Your Garden with Concrete
Let it be said that no patio, walkway, or retaining wall, no matter how beautifully constructed, will ever outshine a… read more
Advantages of Polymeric Sand
This post was updated on May 6, 2022. Applying polymeric sand is one of the last steps in installing a… read more
Creating a Backyard Oasis with Barkman’s Landscape Kits
Homeowners can elevate their backyard in many ways, creating an outdoor living space that their family can enjoy for years…. read more
To Snap Edge or Not?
Snap Edge is a product that is installed after a patio is fully laid. It’s a plastic rail designed to… read more
4 Things to Help you Get Ready for Installing your Barkman Project
If you are in the process of starting a patio or other backyard project, there are a few things… read more
Bridgewood Slab Installation Tips
Bridgewood Slab is a wonderful and unique concrete product designed to look like old, weathered wood. With it you can… read more
Plants for Your Patio
Warm weather is here which means it’s patio season! Patios are a wonderful addition to any backyard because they allow… read more
How to Keep Your Pavers Weed Free
Choosing to build a driveway, patio, pool deck or walkway with pavers is one of the best long term investments… read more
What to Do with White Residue on Pavers
A common problem that often arises with newly installed pavers is the appearance of a white haze that won’t seem… read more
Summer Student Builds Fireplace Kit
This summer I, JayZ, a summer student here at Barkman Concrete, was given a challenge to build a Compact Fireplace…. read more
Curing Your Quarry Stone Pizza Oven
Upon purchasing your Quarry Stone Pizza Oven, it is important cure the oven in order release the latent moisture left over… read more