Complete with fire hydrant, this simple backyard is paradise for any pooch. Down to Earth Landscaping in Bellevue, Washington, designed this canine-friendly creation, making-over an existing yard. Mucky mud was replaced with gravel for better drainage, while dog friendly cedar chips brighten the area and make for an easy potty area.
Barkley & Harper's Potty Area Super easy to do...just some sweat equity. We put down heavy plastic, a layer of pea gravel, a layer of heavy mesh screen (heavy duty pet grade like the kind you put in screen doors), and a final layer of pea gravel. We put the layers of gravel thick. The ground is at a slight grade with the side next to the house slightly higher and slopes downward slightly as it goes away from the house to allow for drainage. I placed some stepping stones for us two-legg...