Slab Pathway Design Ideas – Personalizing The Garden
An alley will always bring a fine accent to your garden or yard, launching an invitation to an incursion into what lies beyond what the eyes can see. In terms of materials, the options available to give contour to this small road into nature’s heart are diverse, from pebble and reclaimed bricks to more elegant choices, but the effect will always be the same: a layered space opening up before your eyes in a pleasant and relaxing visual diversity. Here are some slab pathway design ideas this time which appear to intensify that temptation to venture into the unknown.
Out of the many beautiful images, here are some telling pictures marking different designs and ideas. You can start in a classy manner, with natural stone slabs so to give the garden an overall image of authenticity. With flower borders on the side, the alley gets this fairy-tale like silhouette.
If you choose to use stone blocks as borders, then your incursion into the green space gets even more captivating notes. Or maybe some wooden posts for an adventurous feel. If you look for more, mingle grass among the slabs so the pathway looks fragmented and under the complete control of nature.
Even if made of concrete, slabs easily integrates into the landscape, losing that cold feel in the large stretch of greenery. They can come in diverse shapes and size so to match the space you have behind or in front of the house.
For extra aesthetics, alternate slabs with gravel, river stones or decorative ones. The different texture will give the garden and the yard a distinct character, in pleasant contrasts which will surely personalize the space.
Slabs in different colors and shapes, all perfectly molded to the natural environment they cross. Each of these alleys entices to a relaxing walk in an unspoiled natural environment. As a matter of fact, in each of these pictures the pathways are highlighted by the very natural landscape all around.
A play of shapes which imparts motion to this image. The alleys appears to be a band which carries you to and from the house and then to the yet unknown end.
Sources: Homestratosphere.com, Landscapingnetwork.com, Houzz.com