Price on replacing plastic edging

Discussion in 'Landscape Architecture and Design' started by WEEDEATER, Jan 20, 2003.


    WEEDEATER LawnSite Member
    Messages: 48

    How do you guys price replacing plastic edging, and much per foot. Where do you get edging at wholesale prices in Milwaukee area.
  2. J&R

    J&R LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 835

    If you can go with a bed edger than metal or plastic edging. it,s look better.
  3. Tim Canavan

    Tim Canavan LawnSite Member
    from Houston
    Messages: 218

    Whatever you do, don't use that plastic edging. It never stays in right and it looks like crap. Talk them into something else. Good luck.

    WEEDEATER LawnSite Member
    Messages: 48

    Where do you get metal edging from?
  5. pjslawncare/landscap

    pjslawncare/landscap LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,410

    Plastic edging looks OK if price is of concern. I use contrators grade (Lowes or local landscape supply) and stake it every 6 ft. I use the claw of a claw hammer to cut channel in ground and hope no roots get in way (ax). Brick paver or good rock looks better though. I charge by hour ($45.00 hr. here)
  6. AGLA

    AGLA LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,774

    Valley View and Oly-Ola are two good quality plastic edgings. You can probably locate a distributor from their web sites. You have to be careful that the edging is able to stand up to the sun. That is what I meant by good quality. Plastic edging does not thrill me, but your customer wants it, so it is not wrong.

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