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Photo shows sidewalk made from redwood 4x4s laid in a sand base. Est. cost: $40.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1971 (v.49#7) pg. 20

Photos show four ideas for garden walks.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Mar 1972 (v.50#3) pg. H30 (168+)

Tips on how to make a walk from used railroad ties.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Aug 1973 (v.51#8) pg. J14 (114+)

Photo shows how to build wooden walkways from 2x4s and 2x6s that can be used to create shallow terraces in a slightly sloped area. Est. cost: $75.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1975 (v.53#7) pg. 51

Wooden walkways you can build.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Apr 1981 (v.59#4) pg. 118

Down the garden path. A variety of garden path and garden step construction techniques.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Apr 1990 (v.68#4) pg. 20

Ideas for garden paths, including design pointers.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Apr 1993 (v.71#4) pg. 23

Pathways. Eight pages of photos show variations in garden paths and give general tips on making pathways.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Sep 1996 (v.74#9) pg. 111

Tip shows how to build a gravel garden path.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS May 1999 (v.77#5) pg. 192

Strategies for rejuvenating sidewalks.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Mar 1986 (v.9#6) pg. 35

Suggestions for outdoor concrete projects: driveways, sidewalks, patios and steps. Includes suggestions for interesting visual surface effects.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Apr 1986 (v.9#7) pg. 56

Paving the way. A review of the various materials suitable for use as paving material in driveways, sidewalks, patios, etc. and their associated costs.
COST CUTS Nov 1988 (v.5#10) pg. 1

Thirteen projects to spruce up your yard. Includes a variety of planters, movable fencing, privacy screens and walkways.
FAMILY CIRCLE Jun 26 1979 (v.92#9) pg. 82

How to build a driveway, sidewalk or patio without concrete or mortar by using paving blocks.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #209 May-Jun 1980 (v.30#5) pg. 94

Ideas for four low-maintenance yards. Includes wooden decks, brick paving, and wood walkways.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #247 Mar 1984 (v.34#3) pg. 31

Double-duty garden paths. (1) Compost path. Areas between raised beds are excavated, filled with sawdust and newspapers and then topped with bark chips. After a year or two, the rotted material is dug out and incorporated into planting beds. (2) Perma-paths. Barrier of hardware cloth covered with ferro-cement edges pathways between raised beds, keeping the weeds out and soil in. Paths are then planted with grass that produces mulch for the garden.
FINE GARDENING #4 Nov-Dec 1988 pg. 19
Added Info FINE GARDENING #6 Mar-Apr 1989 pg. 4

Tip suggests using cardboard as a weed-suppressing base for garden paths.
FINE GARDENING #25 May-Jun 1992 pg. 10

Paths to beauty. Four design principles for making a garden path both practical and artful.
FINE GARDENING #31 May-Jun 1993 pg. 38

Tip describes how to use pressure-treated wood waste to make a crazy-quilt garden path.
FINE GARDENING #34 Nov-Dec 1993 pg. 8

Pathways, invitations to explore. Descriptions of various paths and the landscaping around them that both provide access and set a stage for different areas of a New England woodland property.
FINE GARDENING #52 Nov-Dec 1996 pg. 22

Strips of old carpeting recommended as mulch for garden pathways.
FINE GARDENING #57 Sep-Oct 1997 pg. 10

Planted paths. How to use them to define garden spaces. Advice on choosing pavers and plants.
FINE GARDENING #64 Nov-Dec 1998 pg. 26

Rounds from an old tree trunk make woodland paths or garden steps.
FINE GARDENING #68 Jul-Aug 1999 pg. 8

Creating garden passageways. How to define the spaces, create transitional areas, incorporate plantings and use structures to signal an entrance.
FINE GARDENING #69 Sep-Oct 1999 pg. 24

Redwood garden walkway is made by attaching 14" pieces of 2x6 to "plumbers tape" (metal strapping) with nails and laying the walkway on top of the ground.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #42 Oct-Nov 1987 pg. 16

Building a winding outdoor staircase from redwood. Fitting stairs to a complicated site calls for an accurate sketch and some job-site improvising.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #51 Feb-Mar 1989 pg. 46
Added Info FINE HOMEBUILDING #55 Aug-Sep 1989 pg. 6

How to design and layout curving walks.
FLOWER & GARDEN Jun-Jul 1980 (v.24#6) pg. 28

A commemorative garden path. Circular stepping stones cast in concrete recall important dates in space exploration.
FLOWER & GARDEN Aug-Sep 1983 (v.27#5) pg. 24

Creating paths in yard and garden. A few simple rules on path design and a look at the choices of surface materials.
FLOWER & GARDEN Apr-May 1986 (v.30#3) pg. 64

How to build durable, compatible garden steps on a slope.
FLOWER & GARDEN Jun-Jul 1987 (v.31#4) pg. 56

Tip suggests laying strips of used carpeting between garden rows to keep paths free of mud and weeds.
FLOWER & GARDEN Apr-May 1994 (v.38#2) pg. 111

Pathside planting. Design tips that avoid overgrowth and enhance straight or curved paths.
GARDEN GATE #17 Oct 1997 pg. 8

Tip tells a simple way to plan the layout for aggregate stepping stones.
GARDEN GATE #28 Aug 1999 pg. 5

Intalling a slate-in-grass walk.
HOME MECHANIX #685 May 1985 (v.81) pg. 53

Making the grade. Retaining walls, stepped walkways, ramps and drainage techniques to make sloping sites beautiful and usable.
HOMEOWNER Jul-Aug 1987 (v.12#6) pg. 46

Paving the way. Masonry walkways for looks and durability. Techniques for making them from concrete, brick and stone. A companion guide to accompany the PBS television series "Hometime".
HOMEOWNER Jan-Feb 1988 (v.13#1) pg. 48

How to use railroad ties in landscaping to build retaining walls, raised beds, access steps, etc.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO Jul-Aug 1978 (v.3#4) pg. 50

A way through the woods. Thoughts on designing a sylvan path (woodland path).
HORTICULTURE Jul 1990 (v.68#7) pg. 24

Laying out paths. Thoughts on the design problems involved in locating paths through a garden.
HORTICULTURE Jun-Jul 1996 (v.74#6) pg. 32

Advice on the best materials for garden paths.
KITCHEN GARDEN #7 Feb-Mar 1997 pg. 12

Flagstone sidewalk is kept free of ice and snow through the use of buried heating cable.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #489 Feb 1969 (v.65) pg. 116

How to build a sidewalk from blocks of scrap wood.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #617 Oct 1979 (v.75) pg. 96

Borders for the garden. Clever ways to manage the spaces between your crops. Looks at paths, mulch, edgings, etc.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #111 May-Jun 1988 pg. 102

Natural paths and walkways for the garden. (1) A roll-up boardwalk. (2) Making stone pavers.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #156 Jun-Jul 1996 pg. 38

Suggestions on designing pathways in gardens.
NEW SHELTER May-Jun 1986 (v.7#5) pg. 38

How to design and construct gravel walks and driveways.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL May 1983 (v.11#4) pg. 84

Tips on which paving materials are appropriate for walks, drives and terraces in 18th and 19th century architecture.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Mar-Apr 1989 (v.17#2) pg. 18

A period approach to walks and drives. A set of guidelines for building walks and drives that are sympathetic to a pre-1900 house without sacrificing convenience.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Mar-Apr 1997 (v.25#2) pg. 24
Correction OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL May-Jun 1997 (v.25#3) pg. 10

Garden paths and walkways made from blocks of stone or concrete, poured concrete, or asphalt.
POPULAR MECHANICS May 1969 (v.131#5) pg. 162

Garden path (walkway) is built from 2x4 deckboards placed over 4x4 sleepers.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jun 1989 (v.166#6) pg. 90

Use white marble chips for decorative borders, walks, etc.
POPULAR SCIENCE Aug 1966 (v.189#2) pg. 130

Upgrade your walkways. Make wooden walks with duckboard, flue tile, and railroad ties.
POPULAR SCIENCE Jun 1983 (v.222#6) pg. 108

Sidewalk repair. How to level a sunken sidewalk section.
PRACTICAL HOMEOWNER Jul-Aug 1987 (v.2#6) pg. 70
Added Info PRACTICAL HOMEOWNER Jan 1988 (v.3#1) pg. 15

Build a garden stairway for a sloped yard from wood and rock fill.
PRACTICAL HOMEOWNER Jul-Aug 1988 (v.3#6) pg. 62
Added Info PRACTICAL HOMEOWNER Nov-Dec 1988 (v.3#9) pg. 6

Tips on raised wooden boardwalks for gardens.
SUNSET Jun 1977 (v.158#6) pg. 108A

How to build a garden walk of 4x4 wood blocks.
SUNSET Sep 1977 (v.159#3) pg. 119

Photos show how entry walks and garden paths can be made interesting by combining stone, brick, flagstone and cement blocks.
SUNSET Oct 1977 (v.159#4) pg. 178

Suggestions on stone for paths and walks.
SUNSET Aug 1978 (v.161#2) pg. 160B

Tip: How to build boardwalks to protect sand dunes.
SUNSET Jan 1979 (v.162#1) pg. 69

Artistry in paving. Eighteen paving ideas using brick, concrete, rock, cobbles, and flagstones.
SUNSET Oct 1980 (v.165#4) pg. 86

How to create a textured driveway of bricks separated by small pockets of crushed gravel.
SUNSET Nov 1980 (v.165#5) pg. 260

Tip: "Flagstone" walkway is made from broken slabs of concrete.
SUNSET Jun 1981 (v.166#6) pg. 126

Getting railroad ties to curve. How to cut them into wedges to make a curving walkway.
SUNSET Jul 1981 (v.167#1) pg. 178

Build outdoor stairs down a slope from wood and gravel.
SUNSET Jul 1982 (v.169#1) pg. 162

A guide to plants combined with stone, brick or tiles to create surfaces to withstand regular foot traffic. Describes soil preparation and planting and 18 reliable ground covers to use.
SUNSET Mar 1986 (v.176#3) pg. 116

Tips on blending gravel embedded in concrete with loose gravel for yard paths.
SUNSET Jun 1986 (v.176#6) pg. 168

Five choices of material to use for low-cost, easy-to-install garden paths.
SUNSET Sep 1986 (v.177#3) pg. 194

Tips on making gravel paths distinctive.
SUNSET Jun 1989 (v.182#6) pg. 110

Ideas for Japanese garden paths of stone, gravel, earth, and wood which are simple to build and maintain.
SUNSET Feb 1990 (v.184#2) pg. 130

Gravel leads the way. Describes how to create a gravel garden path in a weekend.
SUNSET May 1996 (v.196#5) pg. 115

Perfect paths. General advice on designing and building a garden path of stone, gravel, brick, ... etc.
TODAY'S HOMEOWNER #833 Mar 1999 (v.95) pg. 63

Learn how to pour concrete by laying your own sidewalk. How to excavate, make forms, mix concrete, pour, level, and smooth.
WORKBENCH May-Jun 1979 (v.35#3) pg. 72

Concrete stepping stones are cast in place. Dig shallow "molds" in your lawn, line them with plastic and cast your stepping stones.
WORKBENCH Mar-Apr 1981 (v.37#2) pg. 70