Find garden paths to build on any budget that you can make with stone, grave, brick and even wood.
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 fitting—you just lay the stone over a simple sand bed.
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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 like they've been in your garden forever.
Planning a Backyard Path: Gravel Paths
A garden path enhances any backyard. Learn about design factors, limitations and installation techniques for gravel, stone, brick and pavers, along with attractive edging options.
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.
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 works well in sloping or wet areas.
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 choice.
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 river rock, they’re tough and durable, yet easy and inexpensive to assemble.
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.
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 border will last for the life of your house.