How to stop weeds from growing - pull weeds that are there -- then lay newspaper over the entire area --- when covered wet the newspaper real well-- then put mulch on top of that. Ready to plant and be weed free for a year!
Thinking of doing something like this in the "path" we always walk on across the lawn. It's getting worn down and I can't get everyone(including myself sometimes) to go around on the sidewalk. Step-by-step: Flagstone path
Natural Looking Winding Stone Stair - there are a lot of DIY projects a handy homeowner can do on his own, but this is one Id leave to the pros! This is so well done! Robinsons Landscaping and Nursery - Gardening For You