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Here's How To Properly Edge Your Curved Lawn
Curved border edging for a lawn can give your yard a unique look, and while there are a few ways to achieve this look, digging a trench and pouring concrete is the
best option.
You will need a few tools, like a wheelbarrow, and
a place to mix concrete safely. Some rent power tools, like a trencher or a sod cutter, to make digging the trench easier.
Use a rope segment to visualize the curved border edge you want to create. If you already have a flower bed, lay the rope along the edge of the bed.
Once the rope has been used to plan the landscape, begin digging a four to six-inch deep trench. Afterward, tamp down the soil at the bottom of the track to create a firm base.
Drive 1-by-1-inch wooden stakes along the trench’s edges every few feet and lay a flexible plastic or hardboard material on the edges. Screw it into the wooden stakes to secure it.
Cut some of the wooden stakes to the desired width of the trench and place them randomly between the edges as spacers to hold the border material at the desired width.
Mix the concrete until its consistency is similar to oatmeal, then pull out the spacers of the specific areas as you pour the mix into the trench between the borders.
Use a trowel to spread the material as you pour it, keeping it at the desired height. Once water is no longer visible along the surface of the concrete, it’s ready for smoothing.
Use a float to create a smooth surface and the trowel to cut an expansion line about an inch deep along the concrete every few feet to allow it to expand and contract.
After the concrete dries, remove the stakes and the border material. Use soil to fill any gap along the edge after removing the border and add a sealant to the concrete.