How To Plan A Garden Right

Written by David Kurshel

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Lawn Edging

Written by Linda Paquette

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Of course, you can always putrepparttar action into lawn edging by trimming your lawn with an edging tool. Lawn edgers are sold in various types from spade shaped implements to those that look like saw blades on wheels. In addition to muscle powered diggers and walk-behind rolling edgers (which also take a fair amount of muscle in a dry summer!), there are many electric and gas powered appliances. Some weed trimmers also have special lawn edging attachments that keep you from choppingrepparttar 150636 shrubbery off withrepparttar 150637 weeds!

With allrepparttar 150638 variety in todayís modern edging tools, appliances, and edging embellishments, itís easy to make your manicured yard a picture of perfection right up torepparttar 150639 very edge of it!

Linda is an author of Gardening Tips Tricks and Howto's  of Gardening Guides and the Lawn Care section of the Lawnmower Guide.

On our sites you will find a lot of practical tips and inside secrets for your outdoor enjoyment.

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