Stepping Stone / July 5, 2018 / Christine
Every gardener loves accessorizing her garden. Whimsical or formal sentimental or practical garden ornaments complete a garden by further extending the gardeners personality beyond plant selection. Trellises gazing balls wind chimes and bird baths are traditional offerings. As families landscape more of their yards creating nooks and crannies for enjoying the outdoors garden stepping stones have become very popular. The variety of stepping stones is endless. When considering a gift for a gardener think about creating a stepping stone just for them.
When choosing stepping stones for the sole purpose of walking on from a day to day basis then you might want to choose stepping stones that are smoother on the surface than the pretty textured and painted ones to avoid damaging them. Incorporating stepping stones with garden statues in your backyard is easy and easy to maintain. No watering no staining no maintenance. Once the stepping stones and garden statues are in their places youre done. You can now enjoy the beautifully landscaped garden you have always wanted for little or no upkeep at all.
You will need a good sealer to make the board water proof go to your local paint or hardware store and get their opinion on the best product for your area. When you apply the sealer play close attention to the edges make sure they are completely sealed. I always use two to three coats. Now the fun begins start painting. You can use any water based paint in any color choice you want. I usually put a couple coats of paint especially the base color.