Paths & Paving

Create beautiful paths to lead you through your landscape. Get information on paving stones and pavers, crushed stone paths and more. From Better Homes & Gardens


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DIY Brick Path

Learn the secret to a durable brick path.

Dream Paths

Get inspired by these gorgeous garden walkways.

Rock-Edged Path

Learn how to make a path that stays dry.

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Building Paths
  • Basic Brick Path

    Brick paths have an old-world charm that complements any landscaping style.

  • Build a Brick Path

    As we wrote in our September 2010 issue of Better Homes and Gardens magazine, brick patios and paths are pop...

  • Concrete Paver Walkway

    Concrete pavers offer a wide range of colors and patterns, are easy to install, and are relatively inexpensive.

  • Crushed Stone Path

    Crushed stone makes a handsome walkway that is easy on the feet.

  • Exposed Aggregate Walk

    Skid-proof exposed aggregate walkways are as attractive as they are practical.

  • Flagstone Path

    Flagstone walkways always lend a sense of timeless beauty. Adjustable to any shape or configuration, stone takes th...

  • Glorious Garden Paths

    Create a memorable walkway for your yard.

  • How to Create a Dry Creek

    This dry stream bed looks so natural, you'd think it had always been part of the landscape. But it can be created b...

  • How to Shop for Landscaping Stone

    Stone is more affordable -- and easier to work with -- than you might think.

  • Installing Edging

    When building a brick path, use edging to keep it in place.

  • Loose-Fill Path

    Loose organic materials such as bark nuggets, chipped wood, cypress mulch, and crushed seashells are among the leas...

  • Make a Mowing Strip

    Leave a 6- to 12-inch-wide mowing strip between the edge of your beds and borders and the lawn to save time and eff...

  • Old Bricks for a New Path

    Old bricks take on a new life in this garden pathway.

  • Platform Walkway

    Nothing tames damp or awkward terrain quite so well as a platform walkway.

  • Rock-Edged Gravel Path

    This gravel path will keep your feet dry year-round.



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