Garden Paths

Find garden paths to build on any budget that you can make with stone, gravel, brick and even wood.

How to Build a Garden Path

Plan and build dry-laid natural stone steps and path, using flat flagstones for the treads and thicker blocks of matching stone for the risers.

Garden Paths projects

  • Affordable Garden Path Ideas

    Instead of an expensive, labor-intensive formal path, save money and time with one of these casual paths. They'll blend in better, and will look…

  • How to Build a Garden Path

    Plan and build dry-laid natural stone steps and path, using flat flagstones for the treads and thicker blocks of matching stone for the risers.

  • Do it right. Do it yourself.

    The Family Handyman is proud to announce the DIY University. Courses that give you the confidence and know-how to get the job done right.

  • Tough Plants for Paths

    You can grow many plants in a path or patio, especially if you provide good soil and water. We consider all the factors that lead to a good…

  • How to Build a Stone Path

    Weave this flagstone garden path just about anywhere in your yard. There's no thick base to install or difficult cutting and…

  • Use Brick Borders for Path Edging

    Make an attractive border for a concrete walkway or patio using brick pavers set on a bed of gravel and sand. With a solid gravel base, a brick…

  • How to Build a Stone Path and Steps

    Learn special techniques for planning and building durable steps, paths and retaining walls in a sloped yard using modular concrete blocks.

  • How to Build a Wooden Boardwalk

    A wooden walkway makes an attractive and inexpensive garden path, is simpler and less backbreaking to make than a stone or concrete path, and…

  • How to Make a Stepping Stone

    Learn how to make attractive stepping stones following a simple do-it-yourself method shown by our mosaic stone expert. Made from mortar and…