Landscape timbers are an excellent edging for a raised
garden bed. While a single course of 4-by or 6-by timbers
simply can be set into the ground, there isn't a lot more
involved in assembling...
Because it's so flexible, plastic edging is the edging of
choice for curving beds and borders. It's the most
economical of the commercial edgings and the easiest to
work with, too. But if you're looking for sharp, crisp
corners, look elsewhere..
Installing Metal Edging
Metal edging is best suited to borders that are straight
and level. For beds that curve or slope, this edging isn't
very accommodating. Not only is the edging difficult to
curve gracefully, it is easily ruined by accidental
creases and dents. But for beds with crisp..
Installing Wood Edging
Wood edging is a natural and practical choice for the
borders of most garden beds. You can create a border that
isn't obtrusive with 1-by or 2-by dimensional lumber. For
a bolder, more rustic look, go with landscape timbers...
Installing Flat Brick
Bricks are versatile and easy to handle, making them a
popular edging choice. Available in many colors and
textures, bricks are rated according to their
Rigid and heavy, precast concrete edging provides borders
that are virtually permanent. Position the edging in the
ground, then sit back to enjoy the garden for years. With
this type of edging, there's no worry about having to
realign or replace sections..