11 lawn edging ideas to give your garden a sleek finish regardless of your budget

Recently designed and landscaped, a beautiful, traditional garden with arbour and borders, in summer
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Lawn edging ideas can help keep an outdoor area looking neat and tidy, while also influencing the look of the overall garden or driveway. 

An often overlooked aspect of our gardens, lawn edging is often the necessary step for a refined finish. Without edging, lawn maintenance can also be harder work.

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Fiona Jenkins

A landscaper and gardening expert with over 25 years of experience in the industry. Currently she works for MyJobQuote as their resident expert on all things gardening. She is highly knowledgeable and her expertise have featured in many reputable publications.

Johanna Elvidge, Head of Domestic Design at Marshalls
Johanna Elvidge

Johanna is a talented landscape designer with more than 20 years’ experience working in the construction industry. She holds a Masters in Landscape Architecture from Leeds Beckett University and is Head of Domestic Design at Marshalls. 

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Jane Dobbs

Responsible for leading the gardening team at Allan's Gardeners, a landscaping and garden maintenance business based in London. She has 10 years experience as a gardener.

Amy Reeves

Assistant Editor Amy began working for Homebuilding & Renovating in 2018. She has an interest in sustainable building methods and always has her eye on the latest design ideas. Amy has interviewed countless self builders, renovators and extenders about their experiences for Homebuilding & Renovating magazine. She is currently renovating a mid-century home, together with her partner, on a DIY basis, and has recently fitted her own kitchen.