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thinking of building a track/path round the garden, for dd to ride her bikes/push her pram etc, have a few questions

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lovelysongbird Tue 29-Jul-08 16:09:44

what do you think?
do you think this would get used?

what materiels could i use?
the path and patio that is definalty going down is sandstone, so would be a bit pricey to have that as a path going round but if i used anything cheaper, would it look really crap next to the sandstone?
if i dont use sand stone what could i use?

not planning on moving or selling or anything anf this is a family house in a family area, but i guess what im about to do is highly personal?

what are your thoughts?

CoffeeCrazedMama Wed 30-Jul-08 10:02:14

We have always had problems keeping the grass alive until we invested in sandstone 'stepping stones' in a line from the patio to the playhouse at the back of the garden. The dcs use them and I use them for when I'm hanging out the washing. Grass has never lasted so long!

lovelysongbird Wed 30-Jul-08 10:40:54

ccm thanks. i love the idea of stepping stones, btw do you find your dcs use their playhouse much?
im just about to get one for dd smile

CoffeeCrazedMama Wed 30-Jul-08 22:35:36

Its actually a normal garden shed which we originally bought to store stuff in, and ds and dd3 have comandeered it to play schools and 'offices' in. They are in there a lot - more so than the old 'wendy house' it replaces.

lovelysongbird Fri 01-Aug-08 20:58:27

well at least it biggersmile

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