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Old English Cobblestones. Mellow tones of plum, brown and tan are reminiscent of a picturesque village in the Cotswolds...but this uniquely beautiful Medina sandstone was actually quarried here in America. It was a popular choice for buildings and towns in western New York and eastern Ohio dating back to the early 1800s.
Driveway - Simple Stonework Outside the garden, a small orchard of sour cherry, apricot, and plum trees is set in a checkerboard pattern with boxwood mounds. Added just last year, the trees already yield luscious fruit. To keep the squares tidy, Roger Griffith edged them with shallow, V-shaped trenches that prevent grass roots from crossing over.
Betty Miller wanted to have a stone driveway, but the idea was nixed by her husband when he saw how much it would cost. So over the years, whenever a pothole appeared in the asphalt driveway, Betty would instruct the workers to enlarge the hole and fill it with stone paving. from Bonney Lassie: The Elisabeth C. Miller Botanical Garden
Driveway on steroids-a step up from the boring concrete or asphalt. Amazing, isn't it? (Via Charleston, SC)