The RHS Great Chelsea Garden Challenge Garden Designed by Sean Murray front garden parking space for car low ground cover groundcover perennials planting of chamomile Geranium Ajuga grey slate mulch in paved area with slab paving 18/05/15 18/05/2015 180515 18052015 18 18th May 2015 Early Summer RHS Chelsea Flower show 2015 Photographer Jason Ingram design ideas plant portraits

Alternatives to garden paving

We recommend alternative ideas to paved gardens, including low cost and low-maintenance options.

A paved area is the perfect spot for a bench or table and chairs, but a totally paved garden can look stark and has a detrimental effect on wildlife, as well as increasing the risk of flooding in heavy rain.

Fortunately, there are plenty of alternatives to paving, including solutions that give existing areas of paving a facelift.

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