overgrown greenery and brick pathway

Before: The pathway under the arbor going to the cantina.

old brick pathway to pergola

Before: The pathway to the pergola.

truck holding flagstone

We selected blue buff supreme for the new walkway material. Supreme indeed!

sand pathway with workers

We discovered the pathway was resting on just a bed of sand. Throughout the years it became very uneven because it was lacking a stable base layer.

sand pathway running under an arbor

Bricks are out!

stacks of bricks

All the bricks were then neatly stacked and will be re-purposed for another project in the future!

pathway with crushed limestone

We added in several ton of crushed limestone rock and compacted it to make a nice stable base for the new stone.

pathway in the process of being built with flagstone

An inch of sand is added on top of the crushed rock to help level the stones.

flagstone pathway being built to pergola

With natural stone, each stone varies in thickness, which provides a challenge for installation and leveling, but the end result is amazing!

curved flagstone pathway to pergola

After: The slight serpentine curves add so much interest to this pathway! It is a treat to take a walk on!

flagstone pathway running under an arbor

What a beautiful frame of wood, stone and plants!

flagstone pathway leading to pergola

The completed pathway to the pergola!