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Enjoying your garden without getting too wet, this is one of the advantages of wooden garden paths and walkways in Japanese steps. At the same time practical and aesthetic, the Japanese steps are one of the solutions which make it possible to easily arrange alleys. Thanks to the many materials available, the Japanese walkway can adapt to all garden styles, from the most traditional to the most contemporary.

Garden paths in Japanese steps

Garden paths in Japanese steps

What is an alley in Japanese steps?

A driveway in Japanese pitch is a passage or a small path created with flat stones more or less spaced and aligned. Originally, in the Japanese gardens, each stone symbolized a trap on the path of life. The deeper the stone was, the greater the difficulty. Today the Japanese steps are especially appreciated for their elegance and ease of implementation.

The advantages of aisles in Japanese steps

Between a gate and a gateway, between the rows of a vegetable garden or simply to draw a path of walk in a garden, the walkway in Japanese steps is found everywhere. The slabs that constitute the steps are available in many materials such as slate, very appreciated in a modern garden, granite slabs, logs cut into sections, cast concrete or the reconstituted stone which is the most used. Unbreakable, anti-slip and anti-freeze treatment, it is maintenance-free and available in many colors.

How to install a driveway in Japanese steps?

For your driveway to be practical, it is important to measure the distance between each step, not too tight or too wide (about 50 to 60 cm from the center of one slab to another). To make it easier to mow the grass, if the Japanese steps are placed on the lawn, it is not necessary that the steps exceed. It is therefore better to drop about ten centimeters and then lay the slab on a bed of sand to prevent it from sinking too much into the ground with use.

Video Instruction: Japanese Stone Paths