Saturday, August 20, 2011

The Garden Path

The above path is one of my favorites. 

It reuses cast off stone in an unusual pattern 
and it is not clear where the path leads (oh the mystery); 
and it was designed and built by kids in Seattle, Washington.

(Please note that this is a re-working of the post:
Garden Paths from 2/9/10.)

Another meandering path in an oriental style at the Tucson Botanical Gardens.

Cobble makes a great pathway in New Mexico.

This Pennsylvania blue stone path leads to a limestone step 
which leads to a pebble surface set in a limestone outcropping 
at the Glen Burnie Gardens in Winchester, Virginia.

Above is a detail of the pebble surface.

For more on these beautiful gardens see my post:

And for more on pebble paths see Building a Pebble Mosaic Stepping Stone

He is truly a master of pebbles.

The above photo is also at Glen Burnie Gardens 
and shows more of the Pennsylvania blue stone.

I believe the above photo is actually a wall at the Paquime ruins in northern Mexico,
 but I like it so much I thought it would make a great path surface.

For more on Paquime see my post:

This nice combination of textures is in Patzcuaro, Michoacan.

Wouldn't it be nice to have a stream along your  cobblestone garden path
such as above at Parque Eduardo Ruiz in Uruapan, Michoacan.

For more see my post:

The above plant lined gravel path is at

This limestone path was built by the CCC
 at Lake Leatherwood Park in Eureka Springs, Arkansas.

This front walk that I made is brick,
 surrounding Indiana limestone pieces.

This beautiful path through the woods is at