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How to Construct a Stone Path

Add an elegant stone path to your front yard with these easy instructions.

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  • Price Range

    $100 - $250

  • Difficulty

    Easy to Moderate


Step 1: Design the Path

Mark the outline of the path with string and stakes or landscape paint.

Step 2: Create a Base

Dig out the base of your path by removing about 6 inches of earth.

Step 3: Fill the Base

Fill the path with 3 inches of crushed gravel. Top the gravel with masonry sand and level the surface.

Step 4: Set Stones in Place

Place blue stone pieces ontop of sand surface in a pattern of your choice. Fill joints with masonry sand.

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