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Design inspirations: Creative ways to use Natural Paving

Design inspirations: Creative ways to use Natural Paving
The ethos behind Natural Paving

Our desire at Natural Paving is to showcase Aotearoa’s beauty in a practical and functional way. By installing Natural Paving with luxurious pebble or grassed finishes within parklands, commercial properties or your own backyard, our innovative permeable pavers with their unique honeycomb design help to transform the enhance the experience of enjoying your well-crafted landscape. But beyond the stunning looks, Natural Paving offers a range of practical benefits that will enrich your gardens, making it a top choice for Kiwi homeowners seeking to redevelop their outdoor areas.

Design and application of Natural Paving

Natural Paving is a versatile product that lends itself to a number of different landscape design applications. Depending on the scale of your property and development ideas, you can simply upgrade pathways around your home or through the garden, create a stable outdoor patio area for entertaining, reshape your driveway or just get rid of that ugly concrete or asphalt look. Here are some great tips and key benefits for each application.

1. Create pebbled pathways at home

Imagine meandering through your native New Zealand garden on a dry, stable pebbled pathway. Natural Paving allows you to keep that organic aesthetic of natural stone or grass while retaining the feel and benefit of a hard surface.

  • As Natural Paving is easy to cut, you can create curves and intersections for multiple pathways throughout your garden.
  • Fill them with a coloured stone that fits your garden design
  • Natural Paving is free draining, so your pathways won’t form puddles when it rains, allowing you to wander whatever the weather.
  • Excess water will also feed naturally back into your garden, keeping roots healthier.


2. Pebbled Patios at home

Whether it’s an outdoor eating area, a dry zone around the spa or swimming pool, a spot to cook on the BBQ, or just an area to lounge in the sun on your outdoor furniture, Natural Paving allows you to create flat, dry, stable outdoor areas that you can use even if it’s just stopped raining.

  • Water instantly drains away, so your area will remain dry.
  • Natural Paving feeds excess water into the surrounding garden, so no more scouring of grassed areas or exposed pathways.
  • Easy to lay and cut to any shape, you could even fill different sections with different materials to create stable ‘zones’ within your patio.
  • Got a slope leading to another area? No problem. Natural Paving will keep pebbles locked in place, even on gentle slopes.
  • Maintenance is a breeze. Just brush any loose stones back in place and use a blower to get rid of any fallen leaves.

Patio- Path Grade

3. Pebbled Driveways and Car Parks

Natural Paving is tough enough to take the weight of cars and light trucks, meaning you can give any old driveway a new lease of life.

  • Use decorative stone for residential or gravel for commercial applications.
  • Create turning circles, loading or parking bays.
  • Build around design features such as water fountains or established palm trees. It’ll be like driving up to the hotel foyer in the Caribbean.
  • Allow excess water to filter into drainage pipes or into your garden. Driveways are a large space and collect a lot of rainwater, so Natural Paving gives you the option of redirecting that water in a meaningful way.
  • Seamlessly blend driveways and pathways together by using the same surface material or different materials to create definition.

Pebbled Car Parking

Add functionality and style to your home with Pebble Applications:

When it comes to functionality and style, Natural Paving offers a versatile solution that seamlessly integrates into any landscape:

  • Colour Scheme: With two neutral color options, Natural Paving makes it a breeze to complement your desired surface material. Whether you’re aiming for a modern, minimalist look or a rustic, earthy vibe, Natural Paving will blend harmoniously with your landscape design and aesthetic.
  • Maintenance: Say goodbye to the hassle of extensive upkeep. Natural Paving is a low-maintenance choice, requiring only simple tasks like sweeping loose stones back into place and using a blower to clear fallen leaves. Natural Paving efficiently channels excess water into surrounding gardens, reducing erosion and eliminating the need for frequent repairs like filling potholes or resurfacing grass. Natural Paving not only looks good but will save you time and effort in the long run.
  • Materials: Want to evoke the tranquility of a beachfront retreat or the lushness of a native garden? With Natural Paving, the possibilities are endless. You can customize your outdoor space with a variety of surface materials, from decorative stone and pebbles to grass, hoggin, gravel, crushed shells, or even sand. Let your creativity run wild as you tailor your paving to reflect your unique style. Whether you prefer a polished finish or a more organic texture, Natural Paving offers the flexibility to bring your vision to life.

Vehicle Grade Driveway

Transform Your Landscape with Natural Paving:

At Natural Paving, we believe in the power of nature to elevate your outdoor living experience. Contact us today to learn more about our innovative permeable pavers and unlock a world of design possibilities for your Kiwi backyard.


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