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462 stone path Ideabooks
Gravel Driveways: Crunching the Pros and Cons
"laying the path for a lasting impression — most commonly asphalt, concrete, pavers and... in the stones, scattering of stones onto our lawn dreadful. I have friends who have... a red stone/gravel drive for 25 years and like it a lot. The color of the stone adds... the tiny stones are stuck in my tyres making the most irritating noise. While some gravel... lock the stones in place. I do not have a gravel drive nor even a house of my own, at..."
How to Pick the Right Floor for Your Garden Room
Crunch the facts on gravel, flagstone, brick, tile and more with our mini guide to outdoor flooring surfaces
"exception. Paths, decks, patios, overlooks, trash can storage pads, lawns, ground cover... patio stones? Speaking of deck and stone, here's a mix I particularly like. I lean... crushed rock paths uses enriched thresholds and intersections of stone." -- would sure... He mows paths through the long grass, which is a delightful look, similar to that shown... with any stone material, there's lots of variability in terms of surface texture and..."
Landscaping Tricks to Manage Stormwater Runoff
Help rainwater absorb slowly back into the earth with paving grids, gravel beds and other porous systems
"hardscaping, paths, decks and driveways. I am by no means a landscaping expert, but in designing... Some paths of flagstone cross the wet spots so we aren't inconvenienced. Next house... alternative to stone/concrete as a paving surface (walkway, patio, driveway etc.). We have... with stone for a more informal look. This is such a timely article with lots of... gravel paths and I'm bummed that it would be impossible to shovel them in the winter..."
Patio Pavers Go Green in Between
Kind to the environment and easy on the eyes, pavers with moss or other foliage in the joints create a charming permeable hardscape
"right path — or patio — for you.... overtake the stones, so one must cut back the greenery around the stones over time. Definitely... between the stones. Or does the "grass" go under the stones? The artificial grass was... between stones or paver which wouldn't need water or weeding. I'm going to check this... stepping stones. Deep green foliage has a nice scent when stepped on and explodes with... chinks of stone walls. One of the hardiest succulents available. Height 1-2" Light: Sun..."
Patio of the Week: Keep a Secret Garden on the Side
Privacy and plantings are the focus of this Philadelphia side yard, offering a respite from a busy backyard
"flower-lined path, patio and garden that create a distinct feeling of sheltered privacy... abundant stone work adds to the overall charm. I've never seen a side yard with that... gravel path with rhubarb, strawberry, blueberry plants, will add a few tomatos and... stepping stones and plants and overall beauty of a garden. Thanks! It is lovely, really... love the stone. Very nice garden! We bought a small house for an investment rental..."
Not Your Average Ranch
"entryways, paths and other landscape features can emphasize the natural lines and materials... portico with stone-wrapped bases on the columns. The stone matches the garage level which... the same stone. I would love to see a feature on raised ranches or drive-under homes... decor paths or you could leave it natural brick and go rustic/modern with natural..."
6 Ways to Help Your Dog and Landscape Play Nicely Together
Keep your prized plantings intact and your dog happy too, with this wisdom from an expert gardener and dog guardian
"runway paths worthy of an international airport and eating plants, some dogs can wreak... bladder stones. If your dog is on a high quality dog food, that slightly acidic pH... walkway with stones on each side. Would like to do that to the backside of our pool. That... running path for our large dogs and has hardly any grass. @ Sanbunnies: http://www... break the paths she has made! Can't wait to mulch to see how much she loves that! Daniel-..."
12 Deadly Decorating Sins
Garden Inspiration From a Visionary Victorian
Great ideas transcend time. Glean gardening insight from master 19th-century designer and craftsman William Morris
"straight paths, ordered rows of vegetables and straight borders overflowing with a riot... straight paths in a garden?? That's just so different from the sinuous lines of many... hewed the stone and grew the buxus from cuttings. Genius. Well, he did marry me, after... flagstone path that leads to the front door is flanked by standard roses, not at all... brick path is blurred at its edging with rich plantings, while the retaining walls..."
Great Garden Combo: 6 Beautiful Plants for a Shady, Wet Site
Transform a shade garden with moisture-loving golden grasses, textural leaves and a sprinkling of flowers
"textures. A path weaves through the space to an inviting bench, with waterfalls of soft... wooden or stone one) but I felt like I'm still missing an important element. Ornamental... patio and paths leading across the creek to the patio. The center part of area had been... patio and paths fill the cleared space. There is a seasonal creek running through the... along the path and creek bed.Fan-shaped golden variegated sweet flag (Acorus gramineus..."
Take a Winter Walk on the Safe Side
"garden path is a real treat. For main entryways and often-used walks and patios,... paver stones Pines and flowers for outside winter( pic of) Absolutely agree with... planning of paths, walkways, stairs, etc.! Drainage issues should be addressed before... logical path AWAY from buildings and heavily trafficked areas. Any sort of paved area... natural stone (shown) or landscape pavers (which are not as slick as house brick)...."
Green Grows Up: The Many Faces of Today's LEED Homes
"select the stone. Who can create a LEED CERTIFIED house in Quebec ? We live near Granby... to the path of the sun. Several smartphone applications can help you track the sun’s... sun’s path at a given location. Materials and methods: Do I have to use certain materials... prescribed path for builders to take, keeping them accountable to their original objectives..."
Patio of the Week: Rugged Comfort in Northern California
"down the path, past Ganesh, over the new cascading stream to the homeowner's favorite... frontier stone steps are so gorgeous, I'd use them inside. supper... frontier tan stone. The backs along the built-in stone bench are riveted copper that is... Frontier stone steps curve down to a landing. "The two-story-high staircase was the... built-in stone buffet. The western red cedar fence and pergola tie into the home's..."
The Great Unsung Storyteller in a Room
A statement lamp can bring artistry, history and personality to your interior. Which of these styles speaks to you?
How to Grow Your Own Cocktail Garden
Conceivably, anything edible could find its way into a cocktail. Why not make the route rather short?