how to install landscape edging - edging with brick lay out a bed and dig a trench around the edges. insert 2 stakes and string a level masons line. set each brick with a mallet and backfill as you go. cut a brick with a brick chisel if necessary.
use landscape edging in a color that either complements or clearly contrasts with the surrounding foliage and flowers. in casual settings, link the edging to the garden bed by using plants of a similar color or tone. for more formal beds and edging, use uniform materials, such as steel, wood, brick, or prefabricated masonry.
drive enclosed stakes through the bottom edge of the strips to keep the edging in place; on the garden side, rake soil against the edging, keeping it lower than the lawn side; wood: boards. dig a trench around the edge of the bed to the depth of the edging boards
what you need mark the border path. tie one end of a string around an edging stake. cut through the turf. use a hand edger to slice through the turf or other plantings just under level and tamp the ground. prepare the ground at the edge of the border planting cut the timber returns. cut
1. plastic landscape edging. plastic is both lightweight and cheap, and is one of the most used landscape edging materials. its flexibility is one feature that gives landscapers the allowance to make mistakes and correct their mistakes; this makes plastic a good landscape edging material for both rookies and veteran landscapers. 2. metal landscape edging
brush away any excess polymeric sand or dust; either one can stain the bricks if it gets damp. with the hose, wash the edging with a gentle spray, dampening the sand between the bricks without dislodging it. as the sand absorbs water, it will set, acting like grout to lock the bricks in place for years to come.
place the edging stones in the trench. use a carpenters level to check for level. on curved sections, you can use a torpedo level. add sand and use a mallet to level stones as needed.