The Perfect Border for Your Beds: Defining a Garden's Edge With Stone

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This is the garden bed that is against the front of our home and it looks much different than when we moved in a few years ago. To define the line between the GRASS and the GARDEN, we installed (even though there was no 'real' install) inexpensive stone. These stones are a trapezoid shape - about 7 long on one side, about 5 long on the other side. Because of the stones shape, they can be layed in a straight line (by changing the direction with each one) OR on a curve (tight curve or gradual curve) to border a garden. One row high is just enough (that's what I did) or these inexpensive stones can be stacked (staggering the joint) to create a taller garden border or retaining wall. They can also be used to create a firepit. Come see more on my blog NOW: http://www.jennaburger.com/2015/05/the-perfect-border-for-your-beds/
Time: 20 MinutesCost: $60Difficulty: Easy
  • the perfect border for your beds defining a garden s edge with stone, concrete masonry, flowers, gardening, outdoor living, raised garden beds
The garden before - only a few weeks ago...
  • the perfect border for your beds defining a garden s edge with stone, concrete masonry, flowers, gardening, outdoor living, raised garden beds
The new garden outlined with inexpensive stones
  • the perfect border for your beds defining a garden s edge with stone, concrete masonry, flowers, gardening, outdoor living, raised garden beds
New stone edge
  • the perfect border for your beds defining a garden s edge with stone, concrete masonry, flowers, gardening, outdoor living, raised garden beds
Because of the stones trapezoid shape, they can be layed in a straight line (by changing the direction with each one) OR on a curve (tight curve or gradual curve) to border a garden.
  • the perfect border for your beds defining a garden s edge with stone, concrete masonry, flowers, gardening, outdoor living, raised garden beds
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