Pathways​

Stone and bark path surface

Stone and bark path surface

Some may prefer the more subtle bark path, but stepping stones made from slasto do add a quirky element of interest to this path.

Raised Wooden Path

Raised Wooden Path

A wood path made of gum poles and short planks spans a stream to provide access to the forest. Wood paths can become slippery over time, and here, a chicken wire layer provides better grip.

An invitation through the forest

An invitation through the forest

Even the dog responds to the invitation of the circle; stop, wait awhile before you choose your direction.

Narrow Paths

Narrow Paths

Paths need not be wide. Just enough space for one person encourages a slow, quiet stroll, and provides the gardener with access for management duties.

Brick and Sand Path

Brick and Sand Path

Embedded bricks provide a safe and dry passage between the beds.

Gravel woodland path

Gravel woodland path

Keep gravel surface contained with rocks and old tree branch edges.

A Gravel Alley

A Gravel Alley

Keeping things neat and minimal close to the house, the gravel alley is surrounded by natural forest.

Wooden Access Pathway

Wooden Access Pathway

Wooden paths are easy and safe to walk on and add a neat, contemporary feel. Keep the surface slip-free by brushing with a stiff broom.

Narrow Side-yard Paths

Narrow Side-yard Paths

Recycled wine bottles keep the duzi gravel in place. The path is just wide enough for easy walking, but leaves enough space to grow salad vegetables on either side of it.

Soft Bark Path

Soft Bark Path

This narrow bark pathway meanders gently around the entire garden leading the visitor through grasses studded with aloes and succulents and grassland specials.

A short gravel access path

A short gravel access path

Keeping it natural; this short gravel path give access from the firepit to the natural swimming pool

Inviting you in

Inviting you in

Slightly hidden by the wild Setaria megapylla grass, the dappled light draws you up the steps.

Steps for steep access

Steps for steep access

Provide access to the bottom of a wild garden with strong, wide steps that help make the incline more managable.

Circular Path

Circular Path

Clean and neat, gravel and pavers are a good choice for access around this quiet circle.

Soft path surfaces

Soft path surfaces

Hay provdes soft footfalls through this serenity garden.

Inviting Pathways

Inviting Pathways

Who can resist the invitation to ramble down this disappearing lane?

Soft Hay Pathways

Soft Hay Pathways

Soft footfalls along a maze of intersecting paths through this serenity garden.

Path edges

Path edges

Log rolls edging this woodland path keep both the hay cover and the soil from adjacent beds in their place, helping to keep maintenance to a minimum.

Soft sand path

Soft sand path

A natural sand path through sweeps of wild grasses.

Decomposed granite path

Decomposed granite path

Decomposed granite provides a secure surface and is quick and easy to lay.

Stone Paths

Stone Paths

A mix of natural stone and round man-made cement pavers makes for a charming and authentic trail through a winter woodland.

Neat and professional

Neat and professional

A perfect path to an office building. This duzi gravel and cement sleeper path is as neat as a pin. Strelitzia reginae provides a bold, architectural feature, while the rest of the planting is diverse and attractive.

Formal sleeper and gravel path

Formal sleeper and gravel path

This formal path leads past a wildlife pond to the office door.

Recycled Wooden Steps

Recycled Wooden Steps

This homeowner has used branches and cut-off's from old trees to build a charming set of steps down this gentle slope. Wide treads and shallow risers lessens the steepness of the path.

Soft hay path for a wildflower meado

Soft hay path for a wildflower meado

Revitalising ageing slasto

Revitalising ageing slasto

Despite its current unpopularity, slasto comes in a range of gorgeous colours that look good when embedded in a sea of duzi gravel. This narrow path edges a cement patio.

Gravel path edged with brick

Gravel path edged with brick

I doubt many will refuse the invitation to see just what hides around the corner.

A tapestry pathway

A tapestry pathway

Short and exquisite.

Curving paths

Curving paths

Young plants give us a chance to view the pathway design for this attractive narrow front strip.

Recycled Brick Path

Recycled Brick Path

Old bricks provide a foot-size path up the slope. Crassula multicava indicates to the walker where to safely place the next footfall.

Mystery path

Mystery path

Let plants overhang the edges of a path to soften the hard surface.

Entrance steps

Entrance steps

Wide sleepers and gravel beautify the trip from the garage to the door.

Gravel and stepping stone entrance p

Gravel and stepping stone entrance p

A beautiful meandering entrance path makes your journey to the front door more interesting and enjoyable.

Paths for steep banks

Paths for steep banks

This narrow duzi path at the top of the bank brings visitors and the gardener closer to the plants. It is a great idea to ensure the gardener has access for maintenance.

Wide steps for gentle slopes

Wide steps for gentle slopes

These duzi and sleeper steps work well on a gentle slope. Steps are wide enough for 2 paces on each tread, reducing the height of the riser.

Wild Garden Path

Wild Garden Path

A soft hay path disappears around the corner, and beckons you in.

Access paths

Access paths

Make wilder sections of the garden accessible with narrow bark paths.

A Path through the Aloes

A Path through the Aloes

A narrow meandering path brings visitors up close to the gorgeous winter-flowering aloes. The square pavers sit a fraction above the gravel to prevent being covered, but still provide a level and easy walk.

Duzi Gravel paths

Duzi Gravel paths

Duzi Gravel paths

Narrow paths and steps

Narrow paths and steps

Narrow platforms of uneven heights can be catered for with slim paths and steps that run between narrow planting beds.

Short paths linking garden sections

Short paths linking garden sections

Short paths linking garden sections

Gravel woodland path

Keep gravel surface contained with rocks and old tree branch edges.