10 Interesting Ways to Use Gravel in the Garden

When people talk about the cottage garden style the picture that comes to mind is of an informal collection of flowers with a gravel path running down the middle. Traditionally gravel has been used for paths and driveways, but as you will discover there are far more ways that this versatile material can be of use in the garden. In her article which I found on the Houzz website Lauren Dunec Hoang suggests ten ideas for employing gravel in the landscape.

Gravel is one of the most versatile landscape materials, as it can be used as anything from a pathway material to mulch. It?s an affordable hardscape material for outdoor seating areas, filler around flagstone pavers or a useful drainage tool. With many colors and sizes available, gravel works to enhance the look of many garden styles. Take a look at 10 ways to put gravel to work in your landscape.
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