Outdoor paving provides a clean stylish look to ground space and creates a feature area for your garden.

Use pavers to create different levels to an outdoor space that will add a feeling of expanse to a small landscape. If you are landscaping a smaller area, bigger pavers will create the impression of more space.

Before you begin landscaping with pavers it’s important to plan out the area first so that you can accurately calculate the number of bricks and materials you will need, according to Multiplying the length of the area by the width with give you the surface area.

If using clay pavers that come in various sizes, an estimate of 400 mm x 400 mm x 30 mm is a useful guide, though pavers for larger areas are often bigger. Terracotta tiles are available in brick and square shapes, and you can also use a variety of house bricks, clay pavers and concrete blocks.