Gravel Garden

Railroad tie and gravel garden/side yard walkway. This would make a great path to my secret garden

Attractive gravel garden path • photo via Erin on The Impatient Gardner

Beth Chatto's 5 Favorite Flowers for a Gravel Garden by Kendra Wilson (Beth Chatto's Gravel Garden. Gardenista)

Think of growing a yard this way: mostly gravel (and no sprinklers) but instead wide-spreading plants that can have water efficient water-dripper systems installed.

Spring Gardening Ideas and Inspiration from #HGTVGardens

Install a fantastic, functional garden path with pea gravel.

This outdoor room looks expensive. but that's just what the homeowner wants you to think. Inexpensive building materials such as gravel, cinder blocks, and pressure-treated wood form the backbone of the design. Tile backboard and salvaged plywood, stained a soft blue and attached to a custom frame, give the tiny yard privacy.

perennial garden ideas | ... martima and catmint have vibrant blooms - ideal for a gravel garden

Create a gravel garden to beat the drought. Gravel gardening tips

Great idea for low water - low work gardening/landscaping for the hell strip in front of a driveway or sidewalk. Pavers, gravel, rocks, succulents. Pavers & trim for rock garden tropical landscape

Gravel path through Beth Chatto's garden - drought resistant and gorgeous

Hardscaping 101: Pea Gravel | Gardenista

Beth Chatto's Gravel Garden is located in a dry, sandy area in Essex. It used to be a parking lot.

Low-water plants and gravel paths that widen into patios: Water wise landscape design for southwest and Rocky Mountain areas

Old-World kitchen garden : Dining and gardening combine in this elegant potager where herbs and vegetables grow near the table. Herbs and edible plants grown in pot are cordoned off from the gravel path with a charming circular stone border.

Sneak Peek: Ingrid Weir. "A year and a half ago, this garden was mostly weeds. The gravel base was inspired by filmmaker Derek Jarman’s garden in Dungeness in the UK. The flowers were bought over the Internet and have taken amazingly. One local theory is that the soil is very fertile due to all the gold and fruit trees that enrich it!" #sneakpeek

Chanticleer || Gravel Garden in Pennsylvania: early summer brings the show-stopping combination of orange butterfly weed, lavender, and Nassella (Mexican feather grass). Thyme graces nearly every nook and cranny of the garden and begins its show in May alongside the pinks and poppies.

This is also another look I'd like for the side garden moving between the patio and the back grassy area

Narrow Garden Space of Townhouse This very narrow space on the side of a townhouse is made more interesting by using an interesting paving pattern with tiles and pea gravel, plus a variety of plants in pots.

courtyard feel for cottage side garden?....large pavers with gravel in between and low growing shrubs

Tips on Installing a Pea Gravel Garden Path | Celebrating everyday life with Jennifer Carroll

LA DOLCE VITA : Translations*: Creating Wonderful Whimsey in a Small Garden

I like placement of the paving slabs through the plants and gravel.

A excellent blog post about Beth Chatto's gravel garden

Lavender, catmint and boxwood garden surrounded by pea gravel and brick walkway.