There are a number of different materials used to create a garden path including stone, brick, concrete, and gravel. The type of material you choose will determine how it is installed.

One approach is to place a plastic weed barrier or landscape fabric down first followed by a layer of gravel. In addition to blocking weeds, the barrier will keep the gravel from working into the soil. When using brick or concrete pavers, put down a layer of sand first, then lay out your desired pattern, and plant a ground cover between each of the pavers. Watch this video to find out more.

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Danny Lipford

Danny Lipford


Danny Lipford is a home improvement expert and television personality who started his remodeling business, Lipford Construction, at the age of 21 in Mobile, Alabama. He gained national recognition as the host of the nationally syndicated television show, Today's Homeowner with Danny Lipford, which started as a small cable show in Mobile. Danny's expertise in home improvement has also led him to be a contributor to popular magazines and websites and the go-to source for advice on everything related to the home. He has made over 200 national television appearances and served as the home improvement expert for CBS's The Early Show and The Weather Channel for over a decade. Danny is also the founder of 3 Echoes Content Studio,, and Checking In With Chelsea, a décor and lifestyle blog.

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