Garden Bed Edging Inspiration: Boulders To Divide Bed From Neighbor
We have a bed that lives *right* on the property line in the IB2DWs area that has never had a real, proper edge other than the one that we dug with a spade. The issue is that there's a little bit of elevation change - by design - between the two properties. My plan for this season is to make that bed feel a little bit MORE finished by removing some sod, shaping the bed a little bit and edging it along the property line in some way. This bed runs up against a tiny strip of grass next to my neighbor's driveway, so I'd like SOMETHING to keep the mulch from running/floating over onto their driveway.
I've thought about using the green metal edging that I used for our gravel paths. But, Nat doesn't love it. She wants something that works with the existing gravel, so I decided to start to keep my eyes open for edging that works to divide mulch beds from gravel and hard surfaces. It wasn't long until I saw something like this below:
Boulders as edging.
That's interesting, right? And, easy to install. I could dig a small, flat trench (or not) and line the boulders up using a string to set the line.
The good news is that I already HAVE some boulders that I've picked up over the years. To complete the project, I probably need 30-40 more.
There's a little more to this project - like what to do with the cliff, how to kill the grass, what to plant, etc. But, feels like this should help make the IB2DWs are a *little more* finished.