Unless you have a good reason to use excessive hardscaping, why not use mulch or gravel instead? Both are permeable, inexpensive and, most important, feel great under your feet. Mulch pathways cushion the feet and bring to mind the seemingly audible silence of a wilderness retreat. Gravel crunches underfoot, making the most delightful sound.
Botanical Name: Pennisetum alopecuroides Common Name: Fountain grass Hardy to -10 (USDA zones 6 to 9; find your zone). Water requirement: Medium to wet Full sun to part shade. Mature Size: 2 1/2 to 5 feet tall and wide Tolerates dry conditions, wet soil, air pollution; prefers full sun but will take light shade; attracts birds.
Repetition is of utmost importance when the traveler designs garden paths. Notice how the use of chartreuse and burgundy foliage alternating from side to side along this path creates rhythm and pulls the eye onward toward the destination. The stone sculpture is not the destination point of this garden but is a focal point from this view, creating a beautiful vignette.
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