I'm looking for ideas for sturdy, low maintenance plant bed borders...

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I'm looking for ideas for sturdy, attractive, low maintenence plant bed borders for alongside the front of my house. Thanks!

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  • Choose something already in existing hardscape and repeat for continuity. In my case it was used brick. When I purchased my house, previous owners had built a slumpstone wall and topped with used brick. So instead of introducing yet another random hardscape material, I purchased used brick from a local building supply that was cheaper than what the big box home impovement stores were charging. I relocated some Texas Privit and replaced with roses.
  • Jan Clark Jan Clark on Jul 03, 2017
    We used extra brick but they didn't stay in place. Lowe's and Home Depot have bricks with a scooped out ( end and a 'bump end ( that keep them in place. I've got them in my front yard and they haven't budged. Comes in two colors, I think.
  • Shirley Heikkinen Shirley Heikkinen on Jul 03, 2017
    How tall do you want your plants? Do you have plants you are alergic to? How much sun will your plants get? Marigolds are especially hardy for full sun, begonias do well in partial shade. It's really about personal taste and location!
  • Michele Pappagallo Michele Pappagallo on Jul 03, 2017
    Use bricks, landscape blocks, landscape timbers, boards, rocks, fencing, etc. Lots of great options depending on the look and style you are going for.
  • Bur20341333 Bur20341333 on Jul 03, 2018
    Thanks everyone!