When it comes to curb appeal, garden edging can really make or break your lawn's aesthetics. Edging doesn't have to be difficult or expensive! We have compiled a few simple and affordable options for making your gardens and flower beds pop without sacrificing quality.
Cinder blocks are one of the most versatile construction materials you can find. People use them for all sorts of things, including garden edging. They are low maintenance and cost effective. You can also, plant your flowers inside the openings to add a green edge to your garden as well.
Steel edging gives your garden that raised look and can be molded and shaped to fit any flowerbed. The aging of steel surfaces creates a highly sought after rustic appeal.
Gabion walls are absolutely stunning in almost any setting. River rock provides a neutral color setting that doesn't take away from your beautiful flowers. They are easy to construct and low maintenance.
Terracotta pots are cheap and simple to lay out. You can shape them to fit any flowerbed and they look marvelous.
If you're a wine drinker or you utilize a lot of glass bottles in your home, upcycle them for a gorgeous garden edge!
Painted and distressed wood gives you the flexibility to use your own custom color options. You don't have to go out and buy lumber at full price. Many people use old pallets or fences pieces after upgrading their fences. Using different sizes gives your garden a more artsy style.
Recently have an old tree cut down? Live near a place that supplies firewood? Get your hands on some old tree logs or stumps and line your garden with those. This gives your garden a more earthy and natural feel.
Are you ready to upgrade your dishes? Put those old plates to use and line your garden with them. Plates are so simple to lay out and give your garden a more retro look.
If you're more of a traditionalist, you can use the traditional stone to line your flowerbeds. They are easy to layout and you can find many different color patterns to fit your style.
Another traditional and simple option is brick. Brick is affordable, low maintenance, and easy to get a hold of. You don't need to mortar it together, although many may do this to prevent weeds from growing through. Either way, brick is always a pretty and modern way to go.
Gravel is one of the most cost effective garden edging options. You can easily manipulate it and shape it and it allows for some earthy and colorful options.
Whatever your style and budget are, there are so many options to easily edge your garden beds. If you aren't into DIY projects you may want to hire someone to do the job for you. At Neighbors Lawn Care, we specialize in all sorts of garden edging. Contact us today for a free consultation and we can get your yard looking fabulous this summer season!