Install Decorative Edging

Easy half-day project: keep the grass out of a planting bed and make mowing around it a breeze.

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Lay Bricks on Mortar

Place the bricks on the mortar and set slightly below the level of the turf. Leave a small gap between each. Use a spirit level to check they are horizontal, and firm them using a mallet.

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Apply a Dry Mix

Finally, use a dry mortar mix to fill the joints between the bricks, working the mixture in with a trowel. Clean off the excess with a brush.

Work Dry Mortar Mix in JointsEnlarge Photo+Shrink Photo-DK - How to Grow Practically Everything © 2010 Dorling Kindersley Limited
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