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You don't need to have a green thumb to have a great looking backyard. The little things make the biggest difference. One small project you can do is to add lawn edging. Lawn edging is a great way to separate your lawn from your planting beds or patio. It's both attractive and practical, giving your yard a more manicured look without a great deal of work.
There are many practical benefits to adding edging to your landscape. Lawn edging:
There are a variety of edging options to help you achieve the perfect look for your landscape:
Installing edging can be as simple as cutting a shallow trench or groove into the sod and laying the edging into the cut area. Some edging is set onto or pushed into the ground. Plastic roll and metal edging need to be secured with stakes.
Maintenance of the edging itself is minimal if it is installed properly, though few things in the lawn can look as bad as poorly trimmed edging. Take the time to keep grass and weeds at bay. Edging tools are available in a wide range of styles. Electric and gas trimmers, as well as hand-operated tools like as spades or roller-style trimmers help keep edging neat.