If you’d like to avoid paving paradise to put up a parking lot, as Joni Mitchell put it, grass block pavers can be a greener choice to surface a driveway, patio, or path.
Grass block pavers create an environmentally friendly surface that helps drainage, prevents erosion, and provides a sturdy base for turf grass to grow.
Sold individually or in sets of four or more, grass block pavers typically are made of concrete or recycled plastic. Concrete is a heavy material; note that many concrete grass block pavers are best bought locally to avoid expensive shipping costs or potential breakage. Read on for 10 of our favorite grass block pavers.
(N.B.: See our guide to Everything You Need to Know About Driveway Paving to learn about other materials including gravel, poured concrete, asphalt, and solid pavers such as bricks.)
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