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Informal Path | Landscape Design Ideas

Here’s another example of an informal path that is so attractive and pleasing. The curve really draws you through the space and just at the corner larger rocks as well as the pea gravel spill into a little pond on the left edge. The path banks around the right hand pond as well. Both of the ponds are more reflective while the curve of the path peacefullly moving. The dappled light on this path also contributes to the texture of the place slowing us down to appreciate the moment. The waist high plantings on the right creates a low barrier and also invite you to enjoy the view on the left of the lake about 50 feet away. The little brick edge you can see just at the bottom of the picture subtly reminds us that this isn’t an entirely natural space even though it is quite informal. Those little bricks give us a sense of structure.