Answer: There are a number of dwarf evergreen which would make a suitable planting along the walkway. Consider the following Arborvitae:
Danica- height 2', width 2', likes sun, globe shape, bright green foliage, good for boarders, foundation plantings, low hedges or as a specimen plant, hardy to zone 4
Teddy- height 1', width 2', likes sun, globe shape, cute & small, feathery foliage, blue/green color in summer, bronze coloring in winter.
Hetz Midget- height 2-3', width 2-3', likes full to partial sun, globe shape, slow growing, rich green color, very adaptable.
Woodward Globe- height 2-4', width 3-6', likes sun to partial sun, globe shape that needs no shearing, nice green color blends well with other plants.
Or the following cypress:
Tempelhof- height 3-5', width 3-5', likes sun, deep green foliage, rounded form, new growth is yellow-green, bronze color in winter, good as a low, informal hedge, occasional pruning to maintain size.
Cream Ball- height 2-3', width 2-3', likes sun, tight ball shape, new growth is creamy white, soft textured foliage, slow growing, a must have for rock gardens.
Russian- height 12", width 3-4', likes sun or shade, bright green summer color, bronze color in winter, low, spreading form, foliage resembles arborvitae, very hardy.
Golden Thread- height 4', width 5', likes sun, bright golden foliage, mounds of billowy, string-like leaves gives this shrub a unique form, slow growing.
Mariesii- height 3-6', width 3-6', likes sun, multi-stemmed, irregular globe shape, foliage is variegated dark green and creamy white, outstanding plant.
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