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A home's front walkway should make a good first impression and create a clear path to the door. This contemporary home's unique cement path — made up of a series of circular steps — provides easy access to both the front door and the garage.
A brick walkway adds timeless appeal to a landscape. This path disappears around a curve, creating a bit of mystery and adding sense of destination to the garden.
Frequently used paths should be made of a strong material that can stand up to heavy foot traffic. In this unique garden designed by Pamela Berstler, curved concrete pathways provide a durable and attractive trail to a quiet seating area.
Casual Garden Path
Paths that receive light traffic can be made of less heavy-duty materials, such as an informal series of field stones. This beautiful stone path, interspersed with Irish moss, rambles between large boulders and soft perennials.
A herringbone pathway leads to multiple destinations in this landscape, including a dining area, a garden table and lush plantings. The wide paths can accommodate two people walking side by side. Design by Jamie Durie
In this contemporary outdoor space, designer Chad Robert created a serene yet visually stimulating pathway by pairing the strong lines of the pavers with soft vegetation and small, round stones.
Stacked Stone Steps
A beautiful path of stacked stone steps leads into this garden, inviting guests to enjoy the many plant combinations along the way. Design by Heather Hardcastle
In this yard, designer Brian Bulman laid the pavers end-to-end in a running pattern, which creates movement, draws the eye through the space and helps connect all of the elements of the landscape.
A flagstone walkway through a Mediterranean garden highlights tidy plants and provides a pleasant passage across the property. Design by Barbara Paul
By carving a mulch-covered path into the side of a hill, designer Patricia Thernell transformed a formerly unusable area into a quiet spot for enjoying the sounds of nature.