plants-stepping-stones There are dozens of low ground covers and creeping perennials resilient enough to withstand being walked on -- in fact, some thrive underfoot. Notice how much (or little) the pathway you're thinking of planting is used. Then select varieties with similar growth rates, water needs, and sun conditions.
The container that displays plants should be as much of an art piece as the flowers or foliage within it. These creative makeovers turn thrifty terra-cotta pots into upscale vessels worthy of a prominent place in your home or garden.