Make a Brick Path
Add interest -- and direction -- to your yard with this brick path.
A brick path can either meander through a backyard or create a welcoming path leading friends to your front door. Wherever you decide to stake out your path, here's how to lay it down.
What You Need:
(All amounts should be based on the size path you're creating. Speak to your local garden sales staff for accurate purchasing information.)
- White spray paint
- Sod stripper
- Aggregate stones
- Coarse sand
- Plate compactor
- Commercial brick edging
- Bricks of your choice
Instructions:Step 1: Shape the way.
1. Mark the location of the path with white spray paint or parallel hoses. Remove the turf by hand or with a sod stripper. Then use a spade to excavate to a depth of 7 inches.