Tuesday, February 9, 2010

Garden Paths


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     Just for fun I thought I would show some images of garden pathways we particularly liked. The above path is one of my favorites. It reuses cast off stone in an unusual pattern and it is not clear where the path leads. Oh the mystery. And it was designed and built by kids.Seattle, Washington




Glen Burnie in Winchester, Va.


Detail of the above.


Glen Burnie


Glen Burnie



Leatherwood Park, Eureka Springs, Arkansas


Parque Nacional Eduardo Ruiz, Uruapan, Michoacan, Mexico


Terwilinger Hot Springs, Oregon



A simple but very nice back yard garden in Sebastion, Florida



A nice detail from Casas Grande, Chihuahua, Mexico


The insets are scraps of texas limestone. Santa Fe, N.M.


Reused flagstone with a cobble mixed in. Santa Fe, N.M.


Detail from Patzcuaro, Michoacan, Mx.





3 comments:

  1. Great ideas for the future!

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  2. I have a very large hill going to a creek that I would like a natural pathway. Need help!!!

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  3. If available I would use large stones for steps. Check my post: http://altbuildblog.blogspot.com/2014/03/tips-on-building-dry-stack-stone-wall-6.html. Otherwise try switchbacks or build your path along the side of your slope gradually moving up. Be careful of drainage issues that may result. Hope that helps. Slopes can be difficult.

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