Edging and borders are an important aspect of your home’s landscape. Many yards have different shapes and areas, one
way to make sure each of these areas stands out is to use edging or borders in your landscaping. When it comes to the materials and purposes of edging and borders there are many options. Here are a materials that yu can use and how to implement them into your yard.
If you are looking for a more elegant and long-lasting form of edging or border, look no further than brick. Brick is a very popular form of edging and border not only for its durability, but for the many color options to chose from. You can get creative with your bricks and chose different shades depending on the surrounding features of your yard.
Do you want to add some type of edging or border to your home but don’t want to spend too much time or money doing it? If so, wood could be an option for you! Wood edging and borders are very affordable and easy to install when they are assembled in straight lines. This type of edging and border is perfect for homes that want to maintain an informal, organic look.
Concrete is a material that gives you options on how to implement it into your yard. You can buy concrete that is ready to be set in place, or you can buy concrete that can be formed to create a custom edge. Concrete is also the most durable and long-lasting of edging materials, which makes it perfect for someone who may not have the time to keep up with their edging often.
The least expensive form of edging and borders is plastic. Not only is it affordable, it is very easy to install. Plastic comes in many grades, so you will want to do your research and purchase plastic that will be of a higher quality so it will last. Plastic is best suited for those who like to have flexibility with their edging and borders, but are also not looking to break the bank.
Stone is a very versatile option when it comes to edging and borders. This is because stone comes in many different shapes and sizes. You can mix and match if you want, which will give your lawn a sense of uniqueness. Also, you can set your stone in mortar for a more refined look, or they can be placed casually for a relaxed look. Since stone is so versatile, it is a perfect fit for almost any lawn, it just depends on how you want to use it!
At Norristown Brick, our contractors specialize in helping you find the perfect edging and borders for your home. So if you are not entirely sure on what combination of colors and sizes will work best for you, give us a call at 610-844-9450 and let us help.