Installing Edgers
• Shovel
• Stake
• String
• Rake
• Rubber Mallet
• Level
• Edgers
• Paver Base
Follow these four steps below to install edgers
Step 1: Stake out & remove sod

Begin by staking out the project. For curved sections, use a garden hose to lay out the edging line. The depth of the trench is dependent upon how far above grade you want your edger units to appear.

Step 2: Clear areas of debris

Prepare trench by removing roots and rocks. Smooth and place 1" of paver base in the bottom of the trench.

Step 3: Lay & level edgers

Place edgers end to end in the base. Using a rubber mallet, tap the edgers firmly into place. Continue to place edgers until the desired length of the project is finished. By using a level this will help ensure your edgers are uniformly level.

Step 4: Cut edgers

Edgers may be cut easily to finish the end of a run by using a circular saw with a masonry blade. A hammer and chisel may also be used to cut edgers. Finish your project by raking the rock, mulch or dirt to the inside edge of the edgers.

Back to the Garden Center >