Every garden could benefit from the addition of an alluring garden pathway as the right initiator to welcome guests and help them navigate the garden. A well laid path can help manage pedestrian flow around a garden. Garden pathways for large, formal gardens should be designed by landscape experts to create beautiful, approachable routes within your garden.
Let’s run through a few pathway ideas to help in developing grand gardens
Once the idea for pathway has popped into your mind, do a little research on the pathway design styles that appeal to you. A garden pathway with defined border, or one that is curved or angular straight pathways can be designed. A garden pathway should ideally be able to accommodate at least three persons walking together. Depending upon the traffic you expect in your garden, this width can be altered.
A beautiful garden pathway beckons visitors into the garden
There are a variety of materials available on the market such as loose gravels, firm, stone, stamped concrete and lot more that can be chosen to create the perfect pathway for your garden, the only caveat being that the material that you choose should be safe to walk on.
A patterned garden pathway
Adding state of the art lightning to garden pathways will help to lure you into the garden come evening time. Colored lightning and other creative ideas can be implemented for spectacular lightning design. Stylishly functional lights can be set along the garden pathway, dome lights can be hung along the pathways, or strings of fairy lights can be draped on trees and shrubs for a varied look.
A well lit garden pathway
A finished and smooth look is obtained with the use of paving stones for garden pathways. New varieties and styles of paving stones are now available in the market, from rustic to grandiose, choose a style that suits your outdoor garden pathway.
Gravel used to pave a garden pathway
Flowers Along Pathways
The more attractive your garden pathway the more effective it will be in pulling visitors deep into your garden. Different colored, vibrant flowering plants along the pathway will beckon people into your garden! Flowering plants can be placed at specific intervals or in a continuous pattern to enhance the aesthetic appeal of your garden pathway.
Colorful foliage planted along a garden pathway
Implement these innovative ideas and you'll often feel the urge to stroll down your beautiful garden pathway to breathe in fresh air and enjoy the outdoors.