A collection of great landscaping articles and favorite links that cover various topics from principles of design to landscape design gurus.
Compared to other material types and methods of building outdoor steps, stone steps and stairs like these are really easy to build. The reasons are that they don't have to be level or perfect with the rest of the landscaping. And also, there is no mortar or concrete needed to hold the stone blocks in place. The area for the steps is cut out of the side of the hill and then the stones are simply laid out on a bed of some type of base.