Classic garden paths of tiles or bricks are not cheap. Therefore, if you have local natural materials at your disposal, such as pebble-stone or the remnants of building materials, you can make beautiful garden paths with your own hands inexpensively and in an original way. We offer you 3 useful ideas on this topic.
A couple of dozen hollow concrete blocks, remaining after the construction of the next extension, can be a beautiful improvised tile for the path in the garden. Pour the block in the middle with concrete and decorate it with pebbles.
The path of concrete blocks can be laid close - block to block, and it is possible with a certain gap, filling the distance between the blocks with concrete. This track will look much more spectacular than a regular track made of concrete. In addition, the gap between the blocks can also be filled with pebbles - so the path will become even more decorative with an interesting unusual texture.
The idea to do paving tiles with your own hands for summer residents is not new.
The production of such tiles in the home makes any original design possible.
The main parameters of the manufactured tile are 4-5 cm in height, we add a dispersant to the cement mortar (cement, crushed stone, sand - 1: 2: 2) to increase the frost resistance, a plasticizer for better hardening and a coloring pigment to give color.
If you are making a sufficiently wide tile, then it will be correct to put in the form reinforcement for the fortress.
The surface is still not frozen tiles decorate with pebbles.
In order that the tile was better separated from a wooden form, we will go with a spatula between the sides and the fresh mortar.
To create a garden path, you can use the remains of stone and pebbles.
On the prepared flat surface, first lay the stone.
Then fill the gaps between it and pebbles. For strength, fill the path with a liquid cement mortar.
Not always unlimited financial opportunities and standard solutions offer us the best options. Each summer resident can make beautiful garden paths with his own hands, if he attentively treats both his financial capabilities and the available materials at hand.