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Welcoming Walking Paths & Gorgeous Gateways

Gated landscape design by Dan Gordon Landscape Architects

Whether lined by delicate, fresh-faced blooms, shocks of greenery, gated or carved in stone, these inspired pathways say welcome, beautifully.

A flower-lined gateway by Matthew Cunningham Landscape Design

Landscape architecture by Matthew Cunningham Landscape Design. Landscape construction by Martin Lucyk Landscape Construction

Traditional and contemporary elements harmonize in a tulip-lined gateway conceived by Matthew Cunningham Landscape Design. Here, antique Rockport granite meets blackened stainless steel art and an incredible show of spring bulbs.

A stepping stone path to a pool garden by a Blade of Grass

Landscape by a Blade of Grass; photo by Charles Mayer

Granite walls and a stepping stone path lead the residents of a Duxbury property, cultivated by a Blade of Grass, to an enticing pool and patio beyond the wooden gate. Bursts of hydrangea and other bayside plantings soften the vista’s hard lines.

A reflection pool with floating black granite steps by Onyx Corporation

Landscape construction by Onyx Corporation; architecture by Hutker Architects; construction by brookes + hill Custom Builders, Inc.; photo by Warren Patterson

Thanks to Onyx Corporation, a Concord home heightens its connection to the landscape with drama and tranquility. Rectangular, black granite steps “float” over the glassy waters of a reflection pool that sits undisturbed beside a blue-gray terrace.

Walkway lined with plantings for a Nantucket home by Gregory Lombardi Design

Landscape architecture by Gregory Lombardi Design; landscape contracting by Atlantic Landscaping; photo by Richard Mandelkorn

Flanked by natural grasses, hedges and bountiful container plantings, the walkway of a shingled Nantucket estate brings a bit of fanfare as it ascends from the yard to the veranda. With its lush freedom and hints of formality, Gregory Lombardi Design’s inspired landscape design captures the essence of the island.

Top image: Landscape architecture by Dan Gordon Landscape Architects; photo by Neil Landino

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