Leave a 6- to 12-inch-wide mowing strip between the edge of your beds and borders and the lawn to save time and effort in the garden.

Leave a to mowing strip between the edge of your beds and borders and the lawn to save time and effort in the garden. Add gravel, cement and decorative stones to pretty the mowing strip up a bit.

Make Mowing Easy with a Flagstone Edging Strip - it’s fun and easy to build. Mowing strips are designed to allow your mower wheel to run along beside the garden, cutting to the edge of the grass neatly while not disturbing the flower bed. They’re generally anywhere between 4 to 12″ wide and can be made from bricks, stone or gravel.

Make Mowing Easy with a Flagstone Edging Strip

No-Mow Backyard plan from Better homes & Gardens

A No-Mow Backyard

No-Mow Backyard Garden Plan You can keep your mower in the shed when you replace your lawn with these fast-growing, durable plants. Our planting plan also ensures color all season long.

A rock maintenance strip around the house; catches splashes, keeps siding clean and minimizes pests. Put your foundation plantings in front of the strip.

A rock maintenance strip around the house catches splashes, keeps siding clean, and minimizes pests. Put your foundation plantings in front of the rock strip.

mowing edge

The pathway doubles up as a mowing strip. Makes it easier to mow the lawn and keep the edge, and also creates a solid path.

how to make a dry stack brick garden border

Make a Garden Border Out of Old Bricks!

How to Edge Lawn and Plant Beds Like a Pro

This is how it's suppose to look, not edged down to the dirt from the edging! Easy tips on how to edge your lawn and plant beds like a pro

Mow strips can be made from any solid material used to separate the lawn from a planting bed. They allow a law mower to trim the grass all the way to edge of the lawn without having to use a string trimmer. Mow strips are usually made from concrete but can also be made from pavers

Mow strips can be made from any solid material used to separate the lawn from a planting bed. They allow a law mower to trim the grass all the way to edge of the lawn without having to use a string trimmer.

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