The Best Garden Bed Edging Tips

Three simple, attractive, low-maintenance borders for edging your garden beds.

Required Tools for this Project

Have the necessary tools for this DIY project lined up before you start—you’ll save time and frustration.

  • Hammer
  • Tape measure
  • Level
  • Wheelbarrow
  • Spade
  • Utility knife

You'll also need a hacksaw for a metal border, and safety goggles and a cold chisel for stone.

Required Materials for this Project

Avoid last-minute shopping trips by having all your materials ready ahead of time. Here's a list.

  • Border material
  • Landscape fabric (for pavers and raised-beds)
  • Top soil (for raised-beds)
  • Gravel (for raised-beds)
  • Sand (for pavers)