Stuck with stodgy, stale stairs? There’s many ways to integrate them into your garden – or make them a stand-out centerpiece – like in the lead photo.
If you’re building them from scratch, that’s one design challenge. If you have established steps or stairs – doctoring them up with paint and art is the way to go.
Buffalo is pretty flat, not many levels to gardens around here – a step here and a step there.We do have front porches though – and with all the grassless front yard gardens around here, stairs are a design consideration when it comes to the gardens.
My own front steps are boring concrete. When I win the lottery, I’ll be building a new porch. I’m pretty sure the concrete, wrought iron railing, and fake brick panels are not original to the 1897 house.
Here are some cool steps and stairs I’ve collected over the years…