Garden Edging Systems
Garden edging systems are the perfect solution to keeping your gardens, flower beds and lawn neatly defined. They offer a stylish aesthetic to the landscape, keep the mulch in place, and help to keep the grass, weeds and other unwanted vegetation from creeping into the garden. Garden edging comes in a variety of materials so you can find one to suit your aesthetic, landscape and budget.
I painted mine grey to match my driveway so there is a good contrast steel is an excellent choice for garden edging as it offers both beauty and durability. Unlike other landscaping materials that are prone to damage from the harsh outdoor elements, such as water and sunlight, Corten steel forms a natural patina that protects it from further corrosion. As a result, it requires little maintenance and can withstand the impacts of heavy mowers and weed eaters during routine landscape maintenance.
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Metal garden edging also helps to unify a landscape by creating crisp, clean lines around each individual planting area. Depending on the style you choose, it can be used to complement other hardscaping materials such as pavers, brick or stone. It can be matched to a pergola or trellis for a coordinated look and it can even be used as a low fence for a decorative feature in the landscape.
Installing a metal garden edging system is a relatively simple task. It can be inserted into the ground without the need for digging. Most edging is available in pre-formed lengths that can be positioned on the ground and then hammered down with a rubber mallet to secure it. It is also possible to connect sections of edging together if necessary.