Installing Metal Edging

 

Rock N Dirt Yard metal edging comes in three colors.  Green, brown, natural rust.

WHAT YOU NEED FOR THIS JOB:

TOOLS:

  • Spade
  • Tin snips / hacksaw
  • 3-pound sledgehammer
  • Tamper
  • Garden rake
  • Safety goggles
  • Work gloves

MATERIALS:

  • Edging
  • Stakes

If you have any questions give us a call.

Step 1

 Step 1: Lay out the bed and dig a trench for edging Lay out the bed and dig a trench for the edging that leaves at least the top 1/2 inch above the ground. To join sections, slide them together until they overlap by at least 2 inches. If necessary, trim edging to length with tin snips or a hacksaw.

Step 2

 Step 2: Place the edging in trench, drive a stake, backfill with soil and tamp lightly Place the edging in the trench, and drive a stake every 3 to 4 feet along the outside edge, making sure the edging is 1/2 inch above grade. Backfill with soil, tamp lightly, then rake the bed smooth.
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