Garden Edging Systems – Selecting the Right Edging Material
Garden edging systems are available in many materials and styles, so you can create an eye-catching garden edge that unifies your yard with other hardscaping elements.
How do you make garden edging?
There are several types of edging materials available, including plastic, concrete, wood, the rounded top safety edges help prevent cuts or aberrations and metal. Each can add different character to a garden.
Consider the size of the landscape you have in mind when deciding what type of edging material to use. Smaller lawns can easily accommodate a simple curved design, while larger yards may require more sophisticated edging techniques.
You also want to consider the purpose of the edging you choose. Typically, landscape edging is used to divide garden beds from the rest of the lawn, but it can be used for other purposes as well.
Metal edging is a common choice for professional landscapers. It is easy to install and offers a clean, elegant border around your yard’s planting beds and pathways.
It’s ideal for keeping dirt from trampled on by grass, preventing excess rainwater from draining away, and blocking garden materials like mulch and gravel from escaping your garden bed.
In addition to containing turfgrass and weeds, metal edgings are great for allowing more air circulation around your plants. They also feature slits for drainage, which keeps more water from soaking the ground and adding unnecessary moisture to your soil.
Metal edging is a bit more expensive than the other options on our list, but it has an elegant, timeless look. It’s also very sturdy and resistant to the weather, which is especially important for a sloping garden.… Read More