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From Gray to Green: Pavers with Plants from Stockholm

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From Gray to Green: Pavers with Plants from Stockholm

August 22, 2016

Stockholm-based designer Caroline Brahme has a simple idea to turn grayspace green: concrete pavers with holes for plants to transform a patio or walkway into a patterned carpet:

Photography by Caroline Brahme courtesy of Greenworks.

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Above: The pavers are a standard size and have molded planting holes. Pavers are available with different numbers of holes: one, three, six, or eight. The Grey to Green collection is available from Greenworks. For more information and prices, email [email protected]

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“My product is a series of paving stones that can host vegetation,” says Brahme. If you mix and match the pavers, “they allow flexible customization and integration of greenery on the paved urban floor.”

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Above: You can walk on some herbs, including rosemary and thyme, and they’ll be no worse for the wear. (As an added bonus, they’ll scent the air when crushed.)

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Above: Brahme suggests different patterns and configurations for patios and walkways.

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Above: A paver with eight planting holes.

Getting underfoot in a nice way are more of our favorite pavers:

Finally, learn how to successfully use pavers in a landscape or garden project with our Hardscaping 101: Pavers guide.

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