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Examples of some stairs in the garden built with natural flagstones.

Here are a few photos of some stairs in the garden built with natural stones, the elevation of each step is supported with bigger square or briquet shaped stones and the top or walkways with natural flagstones ( Flagstone (flag) is a generic flat stone, usually used for paving slabs or walkways). The colors of the flagstones can vary depending of what is available in your area.

Flagstone garden stairs

Flagstone garden stairs

Flagstone garden stairs

We first build the stairs in the raw earth with shovels and give it the approximate correct shape, next we finf the stones square shaped stones that give us the right elevation for each step and next we level the stair with sand or dirt and finally we place the flagstones on top and fix the with a cement mix as seen in the attached images.

Flagstone garden stairs

Here are some images with rustic stone garden stairs. The same method can also be used to build flagstone garden walkways. they can be supported with our without cement depending on the design, desired look or need for stability.

Flagstone garden stairs

Flagstone garden stairs

Be creative in the layout and choosing of materials, these are just some samples so you get some ideas of your own.

 

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