Stone pathways are often made up of 3” to 4 ” granite flagstone installed on a 6“ gravel base with minimum use of machinery eases compaction of root zones of established trees and shrubs, allowing unrestricted water filtration to the roots. This type of stonework is easy to alter if changes or additions are required to meet client’s needs.
We install a variety of site-specific mulch paths, usually on a 4“ granular base covered with forest litter or composted pine mulch or a combination of both.
Drainage is a key consideration in the beginning stages of any landscape project particularly in the shallow soil and rocky terrain of Muskoka.
Proper drainage is necessary not only for natural precipitation but also for spring run-off especially after construction.
Northway Gardeners ensures creative drainage solutions.