Creating a good flagstone patio is more than a backyard retreat. It's the center of family entertainment, outdoor living and the
great American cookout. Even when it threatens to rain, there's always the hope of a mad dash to the grill to feed the body
There are a few places where a comfortable setting is so essential. And there are a few places where you have so many
chances to experiement with design and color. Not all patios need to be rectangle or square. By following the curves of your
landscape, you can create a unique framework that blends in with your house and lifestyle. Or you can make a dramatic
statement that clearly marks your gathering spot. Whatever you decide, be sure to make room for dad "the cook".