Tips & Tricks: Informal Paving

The slate surface can be placed straight into the grass which looks clean and tight, but sometimes it might be more exciting to loosen things up by adding dirt or gravel margins. You can either add just a subtle hint of it, or you can go all the way and make the paving look old and broken (if you are one of those people like us who love the mystery of old, slightly neglected gardens). Here is an example of somewhere in between. Notice the bits of gravel here and there.