Concrete garden edging will give the classy and elegant look to garden, not only plays role as decorative garden border but also great to increase garden’s beauty and value. This garden edging has many beneficial features such as to make garden looks more beautiful and also will do great in saving garden from outside disturbances which can damage garden including its crops. In matter of decorating purpose, it will be significant in making the flowers in garden become more organized in its appearance, nicer and cleaner as well. Concrete garden edging also provides each sections of your garden to become neater just like being well groomed and the best part about it is that it is very easy and simple to have in your garden.
Tips in Building Concrete Garden Edging
In building concrete garden edging, you need to determine it in exact type which would suit as you desire. There are a variety of types such as straight lengths, curved lengths, circular lengths and swirled length. These types are intended to match with others so that you can easily connect them without any problem at all. You could create flower beds if you could link them together perfectly. In matter of coloring to make it looks more beautiful and decorative, you can simply pick the color as you desire and it is recommended to pick the one which would perfectly well blend with your garden. Next, you measure your garden to mark its border by using strings which are tied to sticks to make it simpler. For curved edging, you can try to use simple garden hose by laying it down just like the curve shape of the edging and then use it to make a mark on the edge where you want to build the curved edging.
You need to dig up some kind of trench for the concrete garden edging that you are building. The trench size should at least have the same width or size with the edges. However, it is recommended to make the trench wider than the edges. When digging the trench, make sure that you remove any debris, rocks or any objects which on the digging way. The trench bottom should be leveled by using sand. In order to make sure that the garden edging is secured, you can lay it down and have thin layer of the concrete to be poured on the trench.