Installing edging stone

Discussion in 'Hardscaping' started by HHlandscaping, Apr 18, 2011.

  1. HHlandscaping

    HHlandscaping LawnSite Member
    Messages: 173

    when Installing Ep Henry Edge stone , do you guys lay it in dry or in a bed of cement ??
  2. Kylec3

    Kylec3 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 127

    also do you guys make cuts to the stone when going around curves so there are not gaps showing? (when dry)
  3. kgserv

    kgserv LawnSite Member
    Messages: 104

    i use masonry adhesive betwen the stones. i havent cut any for curves either and they stilll look good. tip get a 3 inch trenching shovel it will save some time and the stones set right in it.
  4. GMTA

    GMTA LawnSite Member
    Messages: 64

    We lay it dry in the trench. Also imo it looks best when installed half in the ground and half out. So with EP Henry curbstone/edgestone about 4" in the ground and out.
  5. GMTA

    GMTA LawnSite Member
    Messages: 64

    We ALWAYS cut for curves....and apply adhesive between all pieces to create a solid one piece retainer. (if they're not being mortared) You never know who will run into them with a mower, what kid will use them for a balance beam, or how much stress they will eventually make sure they are solid and won't move.

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