Maybe in a circle around the tree--leaving some space in the center for the trunk? Repurpose Broken Plates for Colorful Garden Ground Cover Check with an Arborist to see if this is good for the tree. I'd do this by the curb with a walkway light in it.
HGTV Gardens shows off the many ways gravel, pebbles, bark chips and other soft surfacing materials can look amazing in a garden design. Adding interest to a BACKYARD PATIO. This might work to expand our hardscape ar