15 Great Ideas for Beautiful Garden Design and Yard Landscaping with Raised Bed Borders
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Raised bed borders look beautiful and add depth to garden design and yard landscaping ideas. Raised bed borders come in various materials and styles. They bring wonderful shapes and more texture into outdoor living spaces and create gorgeous centerpieces for beautiful garden design and yard landscaping. Lushome shares 15 great ideas for adding interest to outdoor living spaces with creative raised bed border designs.
A wooden raised bed or stone wall design does more than make a clean border along your lawn. Raised beds make a handsome visual statement and personalize garden design, backyard or front yard landscaping. Traditional and modern raised bed border materials are a great way to add depth, texture, shapes and dimension to featureless yard landscaping and lacking interest garden design.
Raised bed borders allow to bring more comfort into outdoor living spaces also. Raised beds are practical and convenient. It is easier to take care of plants when vegetables or flowers grow on raised beds. These bed designs provide good drainage, offering a great solution for soggy garden problems. Raised beds are versatile landscaping ideas. Raised planting beds are an attractive way to terrace a sloped yard or garden, and they can create nice, flat garden design also.
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Raised bed border designs
The interior designed with a raised bed border is filled with soil and compost to create a wonderful raised planting bed. Raised bed borders are great for garden design and yard landscaping with grass and flowers.
To reduce maintenance you can add a 4 inch deep trench that is lined with plastic edging and filled with mulch. The edging keeps grass roots from creeping into the stone wall, and the mulch provides a mowing track for the lawn mower wheels.
With taller types of grass, you can mow right over the plastic border and have the clean and beautiful lawn edge without trimming the grass.
The raised bed is a simple yard landscaping project that add beauty to garden design and yard landscaping. You can used raised bed borders to blend your flower beds into the contours of your yard, creating a natural feature. You can use raised bed border materials for building rectangular, round or free-shapes raised beds anywhere in your garden.
Raised bed borders are fantastic for handling slopes. Your wall design can follow the slope of the yard enhancing an informal look of landscaping, or raised beds can create terraces with steps up and down as the slope requires. For lawn edging and simple yard landscaping or garden design with natural stones and stone-like raised bed border materials use two courses of raised bed borders to create great planting beds. Short stone border designs prevent the elements of raised walls falling out.
Get started your garden design with raised beds by laying out the border with a garden hose or paint. Draw a curve for creating attractive and professionally looking yard landscaping. The trench width can vary depending on the width of the stone bed border. When you want to create a high stone wall design, step the stones up or down or use thinner or thicker stones for bed border. Experiment when you lay the stones for the best bed border design and your garden appearance.
You can use various raised bed border materials for different planting beds or vary the sizes, shapes and colors of stones for adding more interest to your garden design or yard landscaping. Different colors, textures and shapes make yard landscaping ideas look fresh and creative and allow to add beautiful raised bed borders to unique garden design.
by Ena Russ
last updated: 17.06.2014