How To Install Landscaping Edging Bricks
Landscaping Edging Bricks – The edge of a garden serves several purposes, such as creating a defined edge around the landscape and flower areas, making the yards look clean and tidy. More importantly, however, the edges prevent weeds and lawn from crawling to the planting and gardening areas and damaging them. Concrete and brick are perhaps the most enduring of choice when deciding on a landscape edging.
While the landscaping edging bricks are easier to install, concrete can provide some versatility. Depending on whether you choose a preformed concrete trim or poured it into place. You have several options on the type of edge to use depending on the style of your garden. Dig a 4-inch (10 cm) wide trench that is 2 to 3 inches deep if you want a basic edge around the garden. Use a shovel to dig straight down to the side of the gardens. Then look at the garden and dig at an angle toward the first cut. Go all around the garden.
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Add stones, gravel, shells and other large decorative objects in the trench if you want to decorate it a bit. Make both trench walls up and down if you want to add a brick in place. Excavates to an average depth of the length of the landscaping edging bricks and sufficiently wide for the thickness of the same. Place the bricks in the trench and push the soil against them to secure them in place.