Tips & Tutorial for Installing a Pea Gravel Garden Path


I’ve been working so much in my garden lately and today I thought I’d share my tips and a tutorial on installing a pea gravel garden path. My DIY skills have typically run more in the crafting/cooking/sewing arena, not so much the outdoor DIY landscaping arena, so I was feeling a little nervous about my ability to do this project but thankfully I was fueled by my angst over my existing garden path to give it a whirl.
We have had a little paver path since we moved in and I’ve always kind of hated it. Mostly because the path the builder had created wasn’t a natural flow to the door so I tended to stray off of it, plus the fact that we have terrible drainage here, so whenever it rains the path would get really muddy.
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This Pea Gravel Garden Path was much easier to create than I thought it would be. I was able to do the entire thing in an afternoon!
This Pea Gravel Garden Path adds such a nice touch to my small townhouse yard.
This is what the yard looked like before... oh, how it needed a makeover!

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Jennifer Carroll

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  • Diane
    on Jul 9, 2015

    I was wondering if you are able to walk barefoot on the pea gravel?

    • Jennifer Carroll
      on Jul 9, 2015

      @Diane I guess it really depends on how sensitive your feet are. My daughter walks barefoot on ours all the time, but I'm not really a barefoot person so I don't tend to. The stones are pretty rounded though so if your feet aren't super sensitive, I think you'd be fine :-) Hope this helps!!

  • Fai1965039
    on Jul 18, 2015

    Have you thought of resin paths? Popular in the uk at the moment ( we complete works using resin in the uk)

    , resin and stone detail
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