edging installation help

Discussion in 'Landscape Architecture and Design' started by JLIND2100, Apr 12, 2007.

  1. JLIND2100

    JLIND2100 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 13

    I'm getting ready to start a job where i will be putting in some of the black plastic edging
    ( and i tried to talk her out of that stuff but she wouldn't listen), along with weed block and some rocks. i was think of maybe renting a bed edger or lawn edger but i have never used either and i just wanted to get some opinions of what would be the best idea. the area i have to do is about 200 ft.
  2. ToroMaster

    ToroMaster LawnSite Member
    from Neenah
    Messages: 53

    don't be a ****** and rent the bed edger. Your edging will look like crap if you don't.
  3. green horizons

    green horizons LawnSite Member
    from zone 5
    Messages: 144

    If you're installing the black plastic edging, you can skip the bed edger. A straight-edged shovel will work. However, a bed edger will be quicker and the edge crisper. Either way, the plastic edging will look poor within a season or two. Just the nature of the product.
  4. Scottscape

    Scottscape LawnSite Member
    from Ohio
    Messages: 76

    rent one, you won't be disatisfied and you will want to rent one every time you do an edge or maybe buy one.

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