How to Make a Decorative Garden Path

Make a fun, leaf-inspired garden path with this step-by-step guide for making stepping stones.

Make a fun, leaf-inspired garden path with this step-by-step guide for making stepping stones.

Dance along with your very own winding path through your garden. Make these eye-catching steppingstones by molding concrete into pretty leafy shapes. You’ll need big leaves for this project, like the ones on rhubarb, zucchini and sunflower plants.

Materials Needed:

  • disposable plastic gloves
  • apron
  • large plant leaves
  • powdered cement mix
  • large plastic container
  • putty knife
  • cardboard
  • sand

1. Mix the Cement

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Mix up the cement into a thick paste in a large plastic container. Be sure to follow the instructions on the packaging. Remember to wear an apron and disposable plastic gloves.

2. Position the Leaf

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For each stone, lay one leaf flat on a large piece of cardboard. The leaf’s veiny reverse side should be facing up.

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