How Do You Make Concrete Garden Edging?

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How Do You Make Concrete Garden Edging?

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Concrete garden edging allows landscapers to create a decorative barrier around the garden that separates it from surrounding landscaping. Concrete edging not only accents and highlights any landscaping, but also can prevent encroachment of weeds and/or other plants into the garden from outside of the border. Making long-lasting concrete garden edging isn’t difficult. You only need to create individual concrete forms in precast concrete garden edging molds and then install the forms side-by-side around your garden. Lay your plastic drop cloth on a flat and level surface and then prep your concrete garden edging molds. Pour light-colored vegetable oil onto a paper towel and then smear it across the inside of each mold in a thin layer. The oil helps stop the finished, dry concrete forms from sticking to the molds. After you have coated the inside of each mold, lay the molds–inside facing up–on the plastic drop cloth. Mix your fast-setting concrete. Follow the package instructions for t