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Edging Flowerbeds

July 2nd, 2009

Edging the flowerbeds makes everything look neat and tidy, even if your beds are a mess of flowers and some weeds. I’ve been spending some time edging the front flowerbeds this month making everything look nice.
I have chosen not to add a plastic or metal edge in my garden because I’m often expanding and changing the beds. So each year I trim the edges of the lawn to keep them nice and tidy and to give me a nice mow edge along the borders. I usually fill the area I cut out with mulch to keep the weeds away.
Do you take the time to edge your flowerbeds?

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This is a daily journal of my efforts to cultivate a more simple life, through local eating, gardening and so many other things. We used to live in a small suburban neighborhood Ohio but moved to 153 acres in Liberty, Maine in 2012.