David power washed the patio floor, which was dirty:
These stripes consisted of caulking to fill up the cracks in the concrete. We wanted to cover the stripes with paint:
First, David coated the concrete with white primer so that the grey paint would stick to the concrete:
Then, he painted the concrete medium grey:
This is the result of his hard work. The covered barbecue grill is on the left:
I would like to fill the patio with flowers that can tolerate the hot sun. Ixora or Lantana flowers, perhaps? I won’t buy a table, because we will not be eating in the patio. Those chairs were put there so we could meditate in the early morning and early evening, surrounded by beautiful plants:
David also painted the side patio and planter box. We bought four ferns and three striped ti plants:
Close-up of the striped ti leaves:
David did an excellent job of painting the patio.
I am the one with the imagination, but he is the one with the hands. He enjoys implementing my ideas to make the house look better.
This patio is a work in progress. It’s not finished until it’s finished.