16 Beautiful Gravel Alley Design Ideas
Gravel has always brought a touch of elegance to a garden, thanks to its refined texture. Break up the monotony of a landscape architecture and give some vitality to any décor, creating small demarcation lines that stream wherever your ideas go. It is a versatile material, easy to use and with visual effects that you can rely on. If you don’t get persuaded easily, then take a look at these gravel alley design ideas that bring gorgeous accents to any space they would furrow.
Gravel, wood and greenery as far as the eye can see – a combination that cannot fail in an open space. A landscape with a pronounced touch of rustic and authentic, easy to set up in every corner of the garden.
But there is nothing more captivating than a simple gravel alley which winds through the garden, taking your steps mysteriously to an end difficult to anticipate. Blooming branches that bend over the driveway create a natural arch and an enchanting setting that invites to deep relaxation.
Break the stretching of gravel a bit, installing alternate wooden sleepers or stone slabs. The landscape suddenly gets a touch of dynamism and much more consistency. The ideas run endlessly in both cases and will offer some design suggestions in the images below.
Mark the edge of the gravel alleys with large stones to create different islands in the middle of which nature springs in different shapes and colors. Choose shrubs, climbing plants or flowers to create different visual epicenters in this unitary landscape, full of flavor.
Play with stone as the imagination guides you. Create and overlap surfaces in various forms, using different types of stone, so you get a thrilling geometrical game in the end to which to associate some natural color.
Give the garden beautiful accents by using gravel in different colors which to match and very well integrate in the chromatic ensemble of this space. Rely on visual layers and the effects will not let you down.
Otherwise, set up depending on the space you have available. Don’t forget though that a gravel path is always an inspired option to diversify a garden landscape. See some other ideas in the images below.
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