Help w/ edging beds

Discussion in 'Turf Renovation' started by RickR1818, Jun 5, 2008.

  1. RickR1818

    RickR1818 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 342

    Hey Guys,

    I have a residential mulch job tomorrow and wanted to get some feed back on the correct way to edge a bed. I have a trenchblade that I will use and want to know what else needs to be done to enhance the edge. I will be refreshing the edges already in place.


  2. dura to the max

    dura to the max LawnSite Silver Member
    from georgia
    Messages: 2,246

    to refresh existing bed edges i always for general maintenance:
    1-flip my string trimmer upside down.
    2-let the string catch the edge of the grass/edge
    3-walk to my left around the bed.

    to refresh like what i'm thinking you mean:
    1- get a bed edger (or a mexican, wheelbarrow, and a flat head shovel;is cheaper w/ same results)
    2-either use the shovel or the edger to dig a trench at the edge of the bed

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