I just finished a path at my own home but I wish I had seen these ideas first. Here are three green path ideas that can be done on a budget.The Almost Free Begin with a weed barrier of cardboard or 10 layers of newspaper. Sprinkle the cardboard or newspaper with water and walk on it to flatten your base. Cover it with wood chips and make from scrap wood by 3 Inexpensive Garden Paths | Apartment Therapy Please note: You are currently browsing img cheap and practical garden path and walkway ideas 51 that is 1378x920px in size. This image is listed in cheap garden path ideas category. 3 Inexpensive Garden Paths Apartment Therapy, 1378x920 in 1,173.32 KB.