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10 Landscaping Ideas For Using Stepping Stones In Your Garden August 15, 2016 Proper pathways in and around backyards and entry ways are a great way to make sure that your yard stays green and lush while still allowing people to enjoy the outdoor space. Stepping stones come in so many different styles and can be arranged to create different looks and feels depending on your preferences. Here are 10 examples of stepping stones used in various landscaping projects. 1. Slabs of stones contribute to a natural, raw feel in this grass-less backyard. See more photos of this home, here. Designed by Bittoni Architects. 2. Square and rectangular stones used here guide people around the yard and add a unique style element to the yard. See more photos of this home, here. Designed by Carlos Nuno Lacerda. Photography by Nelson Garrido. 3. Round stepping stones scattered throughout the yard of this home create paths and fun places to practice your hopping skills. House designed by Christopher Botterill. Photography by Christopher Alexander. 4. Warm stones create a wide path in the backyard of this single family home. House designed by Dayala+Rafael Arquitetura. Photography by Studio Onzeonze. 5. Large concrete stepping stones line the side of this sloping yard, making for an easy path around the house. House designed by L3P Architects. Photography by Vito Stallone. 6. These round stepping stones surrounded by grass connect the various areas of this park, and add a touch of fun with their circular shapes. Designed and photographed by Landscape d.o.o. 7. This small backyard uses stone slabs in various sizes to create a geometric pathway. Designed by Ehrlich Yanai Rhee Chaney Architects. Photography by Grey Crawford. 8. Circular stepping stones surrounded by small pebbles, lights, and greenery create a pathway through this backyard. Designed by by C.O.S Design. 9. These large stones allow you to get from one part of the yard to the outdoor shower without getting gravel stuck in between your toes. Designed by Peter Fudge Gardens. 10. Round stepping stones carry you over a rocky path into the yard of this Tokyo home. Home designed by Keiji Ashizawa. Photography by Daici Ano Get the contemporist daily email newsletter – sign up here Share this on: facebook twitter google+ pinterest 12 Garden Paths To Inspire Your Garden Makeover This Spring7 Landscaping Ideas For Your Front Yard10 Excellent Examples Of Built-In Concrete Planters11 Inspirational Rock Gardens To Get You Planning Your Garden
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Landscape Stepping Stones

10 Landscaping Ideas For Using Stepping Stones In Your Garden August 15, 2016 Proper pathways in and around backyards and entry ways are a great way to make sure that your yard stays green and lush while still allowing people to enjoy the outdoor space. Stepping stones come in so many different styles and can be arranged to create different looks and feels depending on your preferences. Here are 10 examples of stepping stones used in various landscaping projects. 1. Slabs of stones contribute to a natural, raw feel in this grass-less backyard. See more photos of this home, here. Designed by Bittoni Architects. 2. Square and rectangular stones used here guide people around the yard and add a unique style element to the yard. See more photos of this home, here. Designed by Carlos Nuno Lacerda. Photography by Nelson Garrido. 3. Round stepping stones scattered throughout the yard of this home create paths and fun places to practice your hopping skills. House designed by Christopher Botterill. Photography by Christopher Alexander. 4. Warm stones create a wide path in the backyard of this single family home. House designed by Dayala+Rafael Arquitetura. Photography by Studio Onzeonze. 5. Large concrete stepping stones line the side of this sloping yard, making for an easy path around the house. House designed by L3P Architects. Photography by Vito Stallone. 6. These round stepping stones surrounded by grass connect the various areas of this park, and add a touch of fun with their circular shapes. Designed and photographed by Landscape d.o.o. 7. This small backyard uses stone slabs in various sizes to create a geometric pathway. Designed by Ehrlich Yanai Rhee Chaney Architects. Photography by Grey Crawford. 8. Circular stepping stones surrounded by small pebbles, lights, and greenery create a pathway through this backyard. Designed by by C.O.S Design. 9. These large stones allow you to get from one part of the yard to the outdoor shower without getting gravel stuck in between your toes. Designed by Peter Fudge Gardens. 10. Round stepping stones carry you over a rocky path into the yard of this Tokyo home. Home designed by Keiji Ashizawa. Photography by Daici Ano Get the contemporist daily email newsletter – sign up here
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Proper pathways in and around backyards and entry ways are a great way to make sure that your yard stays green and lush while still allowing people to enjoy the outdoor space. Stepping stones come in so many different styles and can be arranged to create different looks and feels depending on your preferences. Here are 10 examples of stepping stones used in various landscaping projects. 1. Slabs of stones contribute to a natural, raw feel in this grass-less backyard. See more photos of this home, here. Designed by Bittoni Architects. 2. Square and rectangular stones used here guide people around the yard and add a unique style element to the yard. See more photos of this home, here. Designed by Carlos Nuno Lacerda. Photography by Nelson Garrido. 3. Round stepping stones scattered throughout the yard of this home create paths and fun places to practice your hopping skills. House designed by Christopher Botterill. Photography by Christopher Alexander. 4. Warm stones create a wide path in the backyard of this single family home. House designed by Dayala+Rafael Arquitetura. Photography by Studio Onzeonze. 5. Large concrete stepping stones line the side of this sloping yard, making for an easy path around the house. House designed by L3P Architects. Photography by Vito Stallone. 6. These round stepping stones surrounded by grass connect the various areas of this park, and add a touch of fun with their circular shapes. Designed and photographed by Landscape d.o.o. 7. This small backyard uses stone slabs in various sizes to create a geometric pathway. Designed by Ehrlich Yanai Rhee Chaney Architects. Photography by Grey Crawford. 8. Circular stepping stones surrounded by small pebbles, lights, and greenery create a pathway through this backyard. Designed by by C.O.S Design. 9. These large stones allow you to get from one part of the yard to the outdoor shower without getting gravel stuck in between your toes. Designed by Peter Fudge Gardens. 10. Round stepping stones carry you over a rocky path into the yard of this Tokyo home. Home designed by Keiji Ashizawa. Photography by Daici Ano Get the contemporist daily email newsletter – sign up here
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Tools & Materials Tools Long-Handled Spade Level Work Gloves Materials Stepping Stones Builder’s Sand Tarp Product costs, availability and item numbers may vary online or by market. Missing anything? Shop Online Create Your Stone Walkway Before you start, make sure you have enough stones to complete your path. Wear sturdy boots and gloves during installation. CautionBe careful when working with the stones. Bend your knees and lift with your legs to help avoid injury. Step 1 Lay the stones out along the planned path. Walk their length, rearranging them as needed. Your feet should land squarely on the stones when you take normal strides. CautionBefore beginning any excavation, call 811 to check for underground utilities. Step 2 Once the stones are in place, trace their shape in the ground by cutting around the edges of each stone with a sharp, long-handled spade. Step 3 Remove the grass under the stone. Make sure you slice deeply enough to get below the roots. Step 4 Push a spade under the turf to lift it out, then set the turf on a tarp. If you choose to use the sod later, set it aside in a cool place and water it. Step 5 Place the stones and add builder’s sand to the hole to level them. Ultimately you want the stones flush with the ground. They will settle eventually, so add sand until they sit slightly above the surface. If you like, you can add mulch around the stones. Shop for Stepping Stones & Pavers
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Landscape Stepping Stones

Create Your Stone Walkway Before you start, make sure you have enough stones to complete your path. Wear sturdy boots and gloves during installation. CautionBe careful when working with the stones. Bend your knees and lift with your legs to help avoid injury. Step 1 Lay the stones out along the planned path. Walk their length, rearranging them as needed. Your feet should land squarely on the stones when you take normal strides. CautionBefore beginning any excavation, call 811 to check for underground utilities. Step 2 Once the stones are in place, trace their shape in the ground by cutting around the edges of each stone with a sharp, long-handled spade. Step 3 Remove the grass under the stone. Make sure you slice deeply enough to get below the roots. Step 4 Push a spade under the turf to lift it out, then set the turf on a tarp. If you choose to use the sod later, set it aside in a cool place and water it. Step 5 Place the stones and add builder’s sand to the hole to level them. Ultimately you want the stones flush with the ground. They will settle eventually, so add sand until they sit slightly above the surface. If you like, you can add mulch around the stones.

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