A narrow flagstone path through lush plantings turns a sideyard into a magical walkway. Yes, it's a side yard, but this space is also a private garden to be viewed from indoors. The leafy tree canopy adds a sense of intimacy
If you don't want to work on making your entire yard a private paradise, take one corner and transform it into a secluded getaway.Here, for example, two pines make a hammock feel tucked away. Add post for a hammock!
GRASS PATH edged with stones along border. Love the winding grass pathway. Love Grass Paths thin and wide, long and short, brief or endless. Soft meandering path by which to enjoy the garden. I am obsessed with Grass Paths.
Use rectangles to create a zig-zag plot: A series of rectangular lawns or any other ground cover or paving of your choosing - pebbles, decking - are laid at right angles to each other. They traverse the garden, giving strong direction. By Diarmuid Gavin.