Flagstone stepping-stones leading to the driveway provide an easier-to-navigate surface in a crushed-stone patio. They are also easier to keep clear of snow come winter. Using paver base Danny Lipford outdoor entertaining
Use large pavers and river rocks to create a sleek, durable walkway you won’t have to spend time maintaining. Here’s how to do it: First, establish and mark your walkway’s perimeter. Do your best to make the boundary lines straight and exact.
Royce placed a bed of limestone gravel and added small greens to create a path around the home. This design continues into a backyard that is filled with bold perennial plants in bright blue pots to add a vibrant feel.
Front plant border: Rosa x odorata 'Mutabilis', Epimedium x rubrum, Iris germanica 'Winter Olympics', Ophiopogon japonicus; Trees in espaliered form: Carpinus betulus; Ivy inserts in walls: Hedera helix; in pot: Libertia grandiflora
Pretty Vegetable Garden – geometrically shaped beds edged in brick and connected by crushed limestone gravel paths. At its center rests a diamond-shaped bed that holds a traditional knot garden, surrounded by herb/veggie planting beds.