Stepping Stone / July 5, 2018 / Christine
Another option is to play with different colors. Different stone types will surely encompass a complete palate of colors among stepping stones in your area or can alternately be painted to match your garden accessories or the colors of your home. You can even make personalizing these stones a fun family activityallowing each one of your children their own personal stone making a mark and truly putting your familys personality into your backyard decor. If youre not particularly crafty and would like more creative looking stones there are other stones for sale that incorporate mosaiclike designs or are beautifully painted for your aesthetic enjoyment.
Place the stones the length of your path so that they are a comfortable stepping distance apart and then start setting them into the gravel. Pea gravel is easy to dig so you can simply use your hands to scoop out a hole for each stonethen push down on the stone with both hands and wiggle it downward into the gravel until it is stable. Remember to wear work gloves and steel toed shoes when handling these heavy stoneslift with your legs not your back. Thats pretty much it. You now have an attractive durable weed resistant path which you can enjoy for many years to come.
After the rain it will be dangerous walking on the grass as it becomes wet and slippery. The stones are helpful as we can step on them to avoid walking on the grass. They also ensure our kids safety when they are playing on our garden as they will not fall because of the wet ground. Their feet will keep clean when they enter the home and step on the floor. Do you ever imagine having moveable stones? If so why do not you consider rubber stepping stones? This kind of stepping pads is extremely lightweight so you can move it to any parts of garden you desire.