Landscape edging can create beautiful, fresh separation between different parts of a landscape installation. There are many creative ways to incorporate landscape edging into your lawn and garden. Edging can help define, accentuate and create shapes for flowers, plants, stones and sitting areas.
The most common use for landscape edging defines areas between lawn grass and gardens. Landscape edging can help keep grass from moving and growing into the garden area. Edging help keep the garden areas, mulch and rock from spilling over into your lawn and grassy areas. Landscape design often has the forces of nature, wind, foot traffic, and normal wear and tear to combat once installed. Edging can help keep your landscape beautiful, separated and maintained. Landscape edging is built to last and endure the climate changes of North Texas. Here are some fresh and creative landscape edging ideas to help you draw inspiration for your next big landscape project.
1. Pavers and Walkways
Walkways not only create curb appeal and add value to your home, but also keep foot traffic away from your lawn and garden. They can be created with brick, gravel, wood, stamped concrete, and stepping stones. Pavers are extremely durable and create a more formal look throughout your landscape. Pavers are popular in landscape design because they are a lower maintenance edging and allow for creativity in materials and colors. Pavers are usually created with clay, stone and concrete materials. They are a great option for patios, pool areas and walkways.
2. Rock and Stone Flower Beds
Rock flower beds are a great way to create a natural look and incorporate a garden or plant area into your landscape. Rock landscape edging can also be used to accentuate and highlight landscaping resources that are already present, such as trees. Landscape lighting around these areas are ideal for front yard landscaping and add to this look even more, by establishing both style and functionality to the overall appearance.
Stone flower beds are a traditional and classic landscape edging idea. They can add a classic look to the front of a home and are durable and low maintenance. Stone flower beds can be used to bring more appeal to garden areas. They can be used in a raised garden bed to sharpen the look even further.
3. Metal or Composite Landscape Edging
Metal or plastic landscape edging is a cost-effective way to separate lawn areas. Metal landscaping is more durable and weather resistant and can be made from steel or aluminum. Metal and plastic landscape edging and is a great option for those who wish to keep the focal points on the lawn or garden area, creating clean lines to separate areas. This landscape edging idea was designed as a beautiful and budget friendly way to keep the high traffic play area separate from the rest of the lawn and garden. Rubber mulch was added to create a safe and soft landing space for little ones.
4. Retaining Walls
Retaining walls are an elegant way to add style and creativity to your landscape. Retaining walls have functional purposes by eliminating erosion in lawns with sloped grading. Retaining walls hold and retain the soil behind them. Retaining walls can be built with rock and stone, wood and concrete materials which allow for creativity and a variety of patterns and designs. Construction of retaining walls vary depending on the amount of support needed to hold the weight behind them.
Whether you are considering landscape edging for function or style, Lawn and Landcare has an experienced team of experts to help you design and build the landscape of your dreams. Contact us today to get started.