This was a total landscape installation for a new construction house. Brussell Block Pavers were used for walkways, patios and stairs.
Most people make the mistake of mulching too soon. Although everyone is eager to start gardening in early spring, it is best to wait until the ground has warmed. Typically mid- to late May would be best. Just make sure that the ground is not too cold, or that temperature will be insulated all season long.