11 – 16. Pavers and Grass Garden Path
A grassy area is beautiful. It is not suitable for heavy traffic such as loaded wheel barrels. By adding attractive pavers such as brick, slate, or concrete stepping stones, you can have both beauty and functionality!
17. Stepping stones and grass.
18. Cobblestone garden path
One of my favorite garden path designs is old cobble stones. It’s used a lot in traditional European gardens, and the rustic vibe is irresistible.
19, & 20. Variations of broken concrete garden path
Broken up concrete is a great material for creating garden paths. Here the pieces look very much like natural stone.
A variation of up-cycled broken concrete path with gravel filled in between the stepping “stones”.
21 & 22. Wood garden paths
The wood plank path and recycled railroad ties path require more skill in carpentry and construction. Important: wood can get slippery, especially after a rain or in shade. Always add an anti-slip coating on wood paths in shade or in rainy climate. ( Source: Garden Design Co | Tumblr )
23 – 25. Creative and playful garden paths
The wood slice path is perfect for an enchanted woodland garden. ( Source: PendletonDM )
The recycled bottle path and edging looks beautiful as the glass bottles reflect the sun light! (Source lost. Please let me know if you find it.)
The last example is from a book I love: The Complete Pebble Mosaic Handbook. Isn’t it inspiring?
For more great garden ideas, check out these magical living structures you can create!