Garden Flooring Types

Natural materials blend beautifully with flowers and plants and add compelling texture to your landscape design.

©2011, Dorling Kindersley Limited

©2011, Dorling Kindersley Limited

©2011, Dorling Kindersley Limited

©2011, Dorling Kindersley Limited

©2011, Dorling Kindersley Limited

©2011, Dorling Kindersley Limited

©2011, Dorling Kindersley Limited

©2011, Dorling Kindersley Limited

Versatile Gravel in Landscaping

Pea gravel is useful for walkways, work areas and social spaces. It also fits easily among plants and shrubs and will stay attractive for a long time. Combine with ornamental grasses for a stunning design.

Oval Decking

The elliptical deck in the small terrace works in a similar way to the circular shapes, pulling the eye away from the edges, though in this case the materials and shape convey informality.

Verticals and Horizontals

Timber decking is a versatile landscaping design element. Depending on the wood and the configuration chosen, a wooden deck can be rustic, invoke a simple sophistication or add formality to any backyard design.

Hard and Soft Landscape

Define a garden space with randomly placed pavers. It breaks up the otherwise green ground and adds a bit more solid surface for chair and table legs. Keeping grass between each paver is key, since it creates a more natural look.

Landscaping as Functional and Sustainable Art

A rich, contemporary landscape design style transformed these landscape elements of grass, gravel and steel into functional art, based on a sustainable design principle. The result carries great visual impact.

In Step with Nature

A naturalistic garden design includes a pathway that blends easily with the surrounding ornamental grasses. It is made from steel supports and wide timber planks, combining rustic with a contemporary element.

Stone Planks Add Rustic Charm to Pond

Stone planking is a versatile landscaping design element. Depending on the stone and the configuration chosen, a stone path can be rustic, invoke a simple sophistication or add formality to a pond or or other backyard design.

Shallow Steps Created with Gravel Risers

Gravel risers form shallow steps creating a rich, contemporary landscape design into functional art. The result carries great visual impact in this shaded modern garden.