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A Beautiful Lawn: What Does It Take? All About Landscape Edging…

A beautiful home can easily become an average home when it’s surrounded by a hideous lawn. This is why it is imperative to know what it takes to have that perfect lawn look. Many people want a nice, clean, crisp cut lawn, but don’t exactly know where to start. The first step towards your dream lawn is to envision exactly what fits your definition of a flawless lawn – a beautiful lawn that makes you happy whenever you see it. Your idea of a beautiful lawn may include no wild growing weeds; mowed, healthy green, colorful flower beds;  crisp edges; and the most adorable garden gnomes. Fun fact… orderly garden beds boost your property value along with adding color and...

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How Grass Type Influences the Landscape Edging Material You Choose

Now that we are in the midst of the warmest season of the year, our grass is flourishing. This is great!  Well, except for the fact that it takes much more lawn and landscape maintenance to control the grass growth. But the great news is… Landscape edging can significantly reduce the amount of maintenance required to keep your lawn looking superb during the summer season. Landscape edging provides a variety of benefits, including: Acting as a grass barrier above and below ground Keeping mulch or pine straw in place Providing a crisp and defined line between your lawn and garden bed And adding a little character to your landscape scheme overall There are many different options to choose from when...

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How to Install Plastic Lawn Edging for Bermuda Grass

There are numerous types of grass that fill lawns, some more common than others. Different species of grass grow and prosper best in a certain climate and environment.  For instance, there are cool-season and warm-season grasses. Cool-season grasses thrive in areas of the country that experience lower temperatures, growing best in the spring and fall. Some type of cool-season grasses is Kentucky Bluegrass, Perennial Ryegrass, and Fescue. On the other hand, warm-season grasses can withstand the force of full sun exposure and heat. They get their name due to their prime growing season being late spring and summer. Some warm-season grasses include Centipede Grass, Bahia grass, and Bermuda grass. Why is it important to know the different types of grasses...

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Who Makes the Best Plastic Lawn Edging: 3 Questions to Ask

Assumed that all plastic lawn edging is the same? Well, that’s actually not the case. Plastic lawn edging varies greatly and determining the best plastic lawn edging depends on several factors. First, there are different grades of plastic that is used for plastic landscape edging. Plastic is one of the cheapest materials for landscape edging, but the least expensive options can easily also appear cheap if not installed properly. Unfortunately, these materials make that possibility likely because the cheaper materials are a bit unpredictable. They can be hard to work with and even unroll in an odd fashion. Furthermore, cheap plastic can also lift up out of the ground more easily because it’s very light in weight, allowing grass and...

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DIY Lawn Edging: What Are Your Options if You Do It Yourself?

There are many professionals around the world who have mastered the art of landscape edging, but does edging your lawn always require hiring a professional?   The answer is, “No.” Sure, professionals are a great way to get the landscape edging job done in a timely manner, without having to lift a finger. However, for those who aren’t afraid to put in a little time and effort, and get your hands a little dirty, you do have another choice. DIY lawn edging options – landscape edging you install yourself – might be just the thing for you if you enjoy lawn work and are even just a little crafty. Take on the project of edging your landscape on your own...

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