In almost all landscape design, there are intersections between different surface treatments, be it between a lawn and garden bed, patio area and garden, driveway and lawn, the list goes on. In these applications, some form of garden edging will help define the area and finish off professionally.
There is a wide variety of products available that can be used to create a formalised garden edge. Each of these products come with their own capabilities and limitations so it is important to consider the design and application when selecting suitable garden edging products. To get started, ask yourself a few questions that will help guide you to the most suitable garden edging product for your particular project:
- Will the garden edging be straight with right-angled corners or curved?
- Will the garden edging be a feature of the garden or should it be as discreet as possible?
- Should it be raised to hold back soil or mulch?
- Should it function as a mowing edge?
- What is the budget?
With these questions in mind, take a look at the various options available: