Does your garden look like it’s missing something? You’ve got all the right plants and flowers mixed together but it’s just not quite right? I can probably bet that with a clean, unique, or functional edging your garden will be the talk of the cul-de-sac.
There are a lot of ways you can go about edging your garden and yard. You could take the easy route and buy something pre-made. Another option is to get creative and DIY a border that’s unique and handmade. Or maybe you want to go a more traditional way and use natural materials like stones or bricks.
To help you get started, we’ve brought together the most inspirational, original, and beautiful garden edging ideas on the internet. Take a look, get inspired, and make a decision! The best part? If you don’t like the end result, you can come back and pick a new design!
Inspiring Garden Edging Ideas
1. Mini Fence
Imitate the fence around your yard and make a miniature version for just your garden.
2. Metal Archs Garden Edging Ideas
You can try going for a darling metal fence that will give an elegant border between pathway and garden.
3. Wooden Planks
Small wooden planks is an effective and aesthetic way to edge your garden while on a budget.
4. Large Rocks as Garden Edging Ideas
This garden edging is made with large rocks as well as a charming flower edge.
5. Gabion Wall
A natural look that sure does make a statement is a gabion wall with beautifully colored rocks.
6. Terracotta Pots as Garden Edging Ideas
Do you have a lot of unused terracotta pots around the home? Here’s an idea of what you can do with them.
7. Glass Bottles
Use recycled glass bottles to create a colorful garden edging that glistens in the sun.
Change the look of your garden in minutes when you lay down some recycled (or new) timber as a rustic edging.
Hubcaps tend to be a pretty easy thing to get a hold of. This is an awesome industrial-styled garden edge.
10. Horizontal Log
Small timber logs placed horizontally will give a clean and tidy look to a wild and lush garden bed.
A decorative option for using bricks to line the edge of your colorful flower garden.
12. Terracotta Pipes
Pipes made from terracotta not only can edge your garden but create another planting spot as well!
13. Woven Sticks
Woven sticks are not only a beautiful way to edge your garden but it is a totally fun project to do with the kids!
Cobblestone gives a lovely texture to a lush and green garden. It’s a great pathway as well as edging.
An effective way to get exactly the look you want for your garden is to use a flexible edging.
16. Staggered Logs
Try staggering your log edging to create a dynamic and interesting effect to your garden.
17. Roof Tiling
Recycle your old clay roof tiling to create a unique and very effective garden edging.
18. Railway Sleepers
There are tons of materials out there that you can reuse to line the edge of your garden or lawn; like railway sleepers!
19. Large Logs
A rustic and natural look is created by using large logs to create a raised garden bed.
20. Bicycle Parts
Just another creative example of how you can reuse otherwise discarded items to bring style to your yard.
To get that beachy vibe make use of that shell collection that you have hidden in the attic.
22. Garden Hose
Garden hoses woven around metal posts is a creative way to recycle and reuse.
23. River Rocks
Smooth white river rocks create a beautiful contrast against dark mulch and green grass.
24. Easy Maintenance
Keep yard maintenance (like mowing) easy by creating a simple border with mostly straight bricks.
25. Salvage Art
Salvaged metal with some artistic flare creates a stunningly creative garden border.