Brick landscape edging is the most popular option in which bricks are cemented in place or simply dug into the soil. In order to make the movement of a mower easy while cutting the grass, bricks are laid flat. The other alternative is to cement the bricks in place to form a raised line one brick high along the garden edge. The spaces between the bricks should be eliminated by positioning the bricks together firmly so that the dirt does not slip through the gaps. Bricks set in the bed of…

21 Garden Bed Borders, Edging Ideas for Vegetable and Flower Gardens

Brick landscape edging is the most popular option in which bricks are cemented in place or simply dug into the soil. In order to make the movement of a mower easy while cutting the grass, bricks are laid flat. The other alternative is to cement the bricks in place to form a raised line one brick high along the garden edge. The spaces between the bricks should be eliminated by positioning the bricks together firmly so that the dirt does not slip through the gaps. Bricks set in the bed of…

Would love to put this in the back yard garden.

The BEST Garden Ideas and DIY Yard Projects

Would love to put this in the back yard garden.

Steering away from the natural stone and wood edging, here is an example of a more industrial option – cinder blocks. While this may not be the first thing to come to mind, cinder blocks are very well-suited for this purpose. They are easy to install and can be placed with a slight curve, as seen above. You can also use the voids to grow more flowers around your garden. They could even be painted to compliment your house or other parts of your garden.ProsEasy installationEasier to…

21 Garden Bed Borders, Edging Ideas for Vegetable and Flower Gardens

Steering away from the natural stone and wood edging, here is an example of a more industrial option – cinder blocks. While this may not be the first thing to come to mind, cinder blocks are very well-suited for this purpose. They are easy to install and can be placed with a slight curve, as seen above. You can also use the voids to grow more flowers around your garden. They could even be painted to compliment your house or other parts of your garden.ProsEasy installationEasier to…

One More 3 Season Flower Garden Plan

One More 3 Season Flower Garden Plan

Beautiful garden.  Love the rock border.

Beautiful garden. Love the rock border.

DIY Cut Flower Garden - enjoy fresh cut flowers from your backyard spring through fall / Pike Nurseries

DIY Cut Flower Garden - enjoy fresh cut flowers from your backyard spring through fall / Pike Nurseries

10 low-maintenance perennials for the busy gardener! You can still have beautiful flower beds without spending a lot of time maintaining them.

10 Low-Maintenance Perennials

10 low-maintenance perennials for the busy gardener! You can still have beautiful flower beds without spending a lot of time maintaining them.

Backyard flower garden and landscaping design

Backyard flower garden and landscaping design

Marigolds, blue lobelia, verbena, petunias, coleus, and dusty miller. All of these grow well fall through to spring here in the desert

Marigolds, blue lobelia, verbena, petunias, coleus, and dusty miller. All of these grow well fall through to spring here in the desert

Often referred to as the rose of the spring, ranunculus have become one of the most popular wedding flowers in recent years. These tender bloomers need extra protection from cold temperatures, but if carefully tended, they will produce an abundance of lush, textural blooms throughout the later half of spring.

Often referred to as the rose of the spring, ranunculus have become one of the most popular wedding flowers in recent years. These tender bloomers need extra protection from cold temperatures, but if carefully tended, they will produce an abundance of lush, textural blooms throughout the later half of spring.

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