Reclaimed Brick Path | Goose,” left, is among the many old statues Peter and Betty ...
A Country Life
How to: build brick path.
..... up the garden path
Herringbone brick garden path.
Down the garden path
curved entrance to path. New entrance path, could use old bricks
Pretty herringbone brick path, chunky box balls with an interesting stone bench as a focal point to draw you down to that end of the garden.
A curved pattern adds a sense of movement to this charming garden path. More glorious garden paths: http://www.bhg.com/home-improvement/outdoor/walkways/garden-paths/?socsrc=bhgpin060712
Maybe not herbs, but I really like the idea of this kind of structure in the back yard. Pea gravel separates the shaped beds, nice. Choose plants that will thrive in my unfortunate climate.
I kind of like this idea, especially for an herb garden edging ... and we've got the spare bricks to use, too.
Raised Beds, Paths and Frames
traditional landscape by Frank & Grossman Landscape Contractors, Inc.
more time/labor/brick consuming than the standard border but it looks so pretty that it is probably worth it