There are many options for landscape edging materials. Use this guide to find lawn and garden edging ideas and choose the best product for your landscape.
There are many practical benefits to adding edging to your landscape. Lawn edging:
There are a variety of options to help you achieve the perfect look for your landscape:
Installing edging is a simple project. The ground should be soft and not soaked or frozen. Cut 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.
Plants such as mondo grass, Dusty Miller or other seasonal annuals can act as living edging. For a different type of natural edging, use a garden spade to cut a V-shape into the sod.
Maintenance of the edging itself should be minimal. Take the time to keep grass and weeds at bay. String trimmers and power edgers can help you keep these areas looking good. Hand tools such as spades and hoes also help you keep edging neat.