Grass pathway through the vegetable or flower garden and a twig arch on each end of the path. Remember to make it the same width as the mower. The twig arch would look great with a gate. Image from the Complete Kitchen Garden Book
The words of advice we were given by experienced chicken owners:’Bring the new birds into the coop at night, when they are roosting, when they awaken it will be like they were always there.’ We did this with our hens and it worked great.