So were finally at the point where we wanna get rid of a piece of lawn at the front of the house. Its a relatively small piece of land, about 15 meters from out house to the street and about 25 meters wide. There are some paths in this area to get to the house and garage, these are stone paths. We have already mowed the lawn as short as possible and left the clippings on there. The idea is that we cover the whole area with cardboard (we got some nice big pieces from my husbands workplace) and then cover that with a layer of compost and over that wood chips. I thought to make each layer about 5/6 cm high, so the total layer of mulch will be about 10-12 cm. In the mulch I will plant new perennials and ground cover. But the thing that worries me are the borders, where the lawn touches the pavement. How do you prevent the grass from growing from under the cardboard and in the mulch? Are there tips to do this? Do you lay the cardboard a little bit over the paths? Or do you remove a bit of lawn near the edges? I hoped that there was someone with tips/experience here Here you can find a picture of the garden.