If you need to keep your mulch or soil in place, listen to this quick podcast to learn about 5 easy garden edging ideas.
Easy Garden Edging Ideas
In this podcast, you’ll learn how easy it is to add any of these 5 materials to keep your garden materials in place and separated from each other.
What You’ll Learn:
- 5 garden edging ideas.
- Differences between each type of edging material.
- Quick steps to install each type of material.
- Resources and links for more information.
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- How to Mulch Any Time of Year Freebie
- How to Mulch: 6 Basic Steps for Mulching (article)
- When to Remove Old Mulch Before Adding New Mulch (video)
- Alternatives to Beauty Bark Mulch (podcast)
- Want to get started, but not sure on what? Go to our Start-Here Page!
5 Easy Garden Edging Ideas
Edging around your garden keeps your mulch in place, shows clear lines between garden beds, walkways, and grass areas, and can ease your garden’s care.
These 5 edging ideas are easy to set up and install.
1) Concrete Pavers or Blocks
- Separate your garden materials with blocks or pavers.
- They come in various sizes and shapes to fit just the look you want.
- This material can be shaped for your unique garden beds.
- These usually come with stakes to help install them.
3) Natural Trench or Lip
- This option has no actual materials to install.
- Use a shovel to create your edge line and then create your lip by creating a 45-degree shovel cut from the side of your edge line, removing the soil.
- Use treated or untreated wood in different cut sizes and lengths to edge your beds and grass areas.
- You might have a lot of wood to use, but be aware that meeting up board ends for a finished look could be very challenging.
- A fun option when you don’t have to or want to dig a space to place your edging. Using a rubber-mallet, they are ready to be installed fast. This option is less form fitting than the non-rigid plastic edging we just told you about and isn’t as durable with repeated grass trimming maintenance machinery.
And, if you have questions about garden mulching, edging or other garden tasks, we are here to help, so please email us.
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