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A single course of edging makes maintenance around retaining walls easy! Edging: Willow Creek Cobblestone 3/4 stone, Lakeshore Blend

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Idea for around the pond area. Curbing the liner underneath the bricks and laying the flag stone on top to hide liner.

Garden Bed Edging Ideas

If you want a maintenance-free way to prevent your lawn from encroaching on your flower beds. And don't have to worry again about mulch or decorative stone in your flower bed working its way into your lawn. Here are the steps you can take to achieve this attractive and fairly inexpensive border.

Edging a Flower Bed With Cement Pavers

STEP 3 Cover the bottom and the sloping sides of the stream bed with 1/2 inch of crushed pea gravel. The sharp edges of the gravel will keep it from migrating when it rains or when someone walks on it

How to Create a Dry Creek

Roped Edging Stones love this idea! so much more beautiful than treated wood or black plastic!

Roped Lawn Edging

Stone edging in a colorful flower bed. Just drawing out an idea for the side yard that looks something like this.

We'll be doing something similar to this in our backyard beds that aren't included in my flower garden to keep the weeds out and prevent the yard guys from ruining my beds!

Outdoor Craft Ideas - 25 Pics

When building a retaining wall, lay perforated drainage tubing at the base of the wall slightly above ground level so runoff can drain out without undermining your wall

Landscaping: Tips for Your Backyard

All you need are a few - pavers, landscape-block adhesive, and a little time. Wait 24 hours for everything to cure and you're ready to move your new planters into place and fill them with dirt and greenery.

Alternative Gardning: how to make concrete planters

strawberries in cinder blocks

my life in lists // what will my garden grow?
  • Sherry Gross

    Tried this and my plants doing very well but keeping it weeded was tough.

  • Pat C

    I lined my path with the blocks some elevated on another and it seems to be working well.As for weeds well they live hardily here in SC. The birds also stole it for their nests.

raised bed...

How to Build a Concrete Block Raised Bed Garden
  • Carole Doria Wheeler

    After using wood for years we turned to concrete blocks a couple of years ago. We laid a cement foundation, then stacked the blocks. So much less maintenance!