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Driveway Border

This 5x10-foot rectangle suits a path or driveway border and requires well-drained soil and full sun. In longer beds, repeat the pattern

Creeping Seum 'Angelina' What it is: A ground-hugging, spreading perennial groundcover with succulent and almost needle-like foliage of bright gold. Turns orange/red in fall and is evergreen most winters. Gets small yellow flowers in July but mainly grown for bright foliage. * Where to use: Excellent front-of-border edging plant in any hot, sunny area. Also a good choice for lining walkways and driveways and for covering ground between shrubs and evergreens.

Driveway Design | Owen Chubb Garden Landscapers, pea gravel driveway, Belgium block border, cobble border

Garden Forum: Driveway border through the seasons....I have been in the process of doing something similar to this. Ideas for plants.

Lavender border along driveway on one side where existing garden is.

low maintenance landscape - and well draining driveway border

Poured-in-place concrete borders are perfect for lawn and garden edging, tree surrounds, and driveway curbs.

hybrid lupines. Full sun- blooms june-july. Deer resistant? self-sowing. hillside and driveway border, 30"

Check out Brick borders for path edging. Figure A: Brick edging details

Incorporate a version of this along the north side of driveway. Then clear brush to start garden alte afternoon and evening sun. What kind of plants do well with that kind of light? a border for a path. Maybe to the front door. Maybe to the garden gate.

Variegated Liriope (Liriope muscari ‘Variegata’) is one of Mike G.'s all time favorite plants to use as a border around a planting bed or along a sidewalk or even a driveway.  They are colorful, low growing and they flower in mid summer with purple flowers on short spikes about 12″ tall.

In a couple of years something like this will border my driveway.

landscaping long driveway ideas | and, on the near right, the ‘upper’ perennial border, which is ...

want to do something like this beside the driveway where the grass won't grow anyway.

Edge It - When using loose materials, such as gravel or mulch, for your paths, an edging keeps your path from spilling into your beds and borders, lawn, or driveway.

Closer look at this crushed granite driveway encircled by a concrete border. "The designers favorite hardscape material, crushed granite appears throughout the garden, as 'chip seal' in the driveway and loosely compacted for patios and walkways in the rear."

'Oranges and Lemons' is the perennial to plant in your sun-soaked garden trouble spots ? along the baking asphalt driveway, in that dry area around the mailbox, or in the tough, almost unbroken soil of a new bed or border. It thrives on challenges like these, and you'll be amazed at its performance even when given very little attention.

Still under construction, but a simple front yard circular driveway idea in a country setting. Large border stones placed around a perimeter of mulch over landscape fabric with some trees and shrubs in the middle. So easy to do, and very affordable.

Liriope muscari for along driveway/parking area