What is the best way to edge a gravel driveway so that it looks tidy?


Country living! We dont always want it look wild. So how can you edge a gravel drive to make it look more finished betweenthe grass and the gravel?

  5 answers
    • Marilyn Marilyn on Jul 14, 2018
      We tried this but it didn't give us a large enough separation between the grass and gravel.

  • Joanne C. Wanciak Joanne C. Wanciak on Jul 14, 2018

    My neighbor , used old railroad ties to border his gravel drive. It looks nice

    and neat.

    • Marilyn Marilyn on Jul 14, 2018
      We had these when we moved here but most were rotted away and we removed them. All I think of is the chance for attracting termites and other wood eaters! Otherwise they were as good separation for the gravel and grass visually.

  • Betsy Betsy on Jul 14, 2018
    Hi Marilyn: Joanne is on the right 'track' hahaha:) Railroad ties or some other wide lumber would be great. You could do a double row and plant flowers in between, but then I don't know if the creosote would kill them. You could put a plastic barrier up and then fill that with dirt and then plant. But, yeah, the ties would be a good look. You can either sink them even with the drive or leave them up a bit, taking into consideration whether you get snow and using a snow blower and all of that sort of stuff:)

  • Peggy L Burnette Peggy L Burnette on Jul 14, 2018
    Hello my name is Peggy. We edge our driveway with the weed eater, turn it up to it makes a cut next to the gravel. Good luck

  • Krafty Mrs.K Krafty Mrs.K on Jul 15, 2018

    Brick or paver stone