Top tips for adding character to a cement path

The hard landscaping in a garden helps form the bones and pathways of your space, and adding your own creative signature to structures can add real character. Claire Woodbine, garden owner at Pinsla in Cornwall, shares some creative ideas for your garden path.

Claire’s top tips

  • Add character to a cement path by insetting stones, slates, rocks, shells or pebbles
  • Scratch patterns in wet cement using a stick
  • An old metal foot scrapper mat or drain covers make good stencils
  • Punctuate your path with circles and curves, sculptures and structures to add interest

Pinsla, near Cardinham, Bodmin, Cornwall opens regularly throughout the summer.
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