Tip 2: How to make a path in the garden of gravel
Nature has worked on the gravel, having polished it as a first-class jeweler. From monophonic and color, long and thin, flat and round stones it is convenient to lay out various patterns. Even the simple laying of stones of the same color and size looks like a complete work of art. Paths laid out with garden gravel, practical, durable, look very decorative. The process of arranging mosaic tracks is fascinating, but requires concentration, patience and time.
It is recommended to first sketch the mosaic pattern on paper, and then lay it out in full size. In order for garden paths to please the owners for many years, it is necessary to prepare a reliable basis. They remove the top fertile soil layer to a depth of 25 cm. A curb of boulders or paving stones is laid around the perimeter, and cement mortar is used for fixation.
The prepared trench is covered with a layer of rubble at 15 cm and tightly tamped. A dry mixture of sand and cement is poured over the rubble and the stones are gently pressed into it, laying them out according to the pattern.Stone paths are poured with plenty of water and give time to dry.
To create intricate fancy patterns, a supply of stones of various colors and shades is needed. The gravel composition can be supplemented with shards of porcelain, remnants of ceramic tiles, and multi-colored glass. A little imagination and garden landscape will be original and exquisite.
Tip 3: How to make a sandstone walkway
- - rope;
- - wooden pegs;
- - large river sand;
- - small gravel;
- - rake;
- - shovel
- - sandstone tiles;
- - cement;
- - tamping;
- - mall;
- - level;
- - rake.