When the snows of winter melt, you have a lawn that needs maintenance. After you have fertilized and watered, turn your attention to edging and mowing. It is easier to do the job correctly, so learn how to edge a lawn. All you need to do is periodic lawn maintenance once you have established clean edges around yard borders, shrubs, trees, planters and flower beds.
Part 1 of 2: Edging Using a Power Edger or Weed Wacker
Part 2 of 2: Edging With a Manual Tool
- Edge before you mow your lawn.
- Proper edging technique helps you to cut your lawn-care time after you have edged for the first time during the growing season.
- You won’t need to edge every time you mow the lawn. Use your edger and trim a clean line as you see the borders growing out.
- Keeping your lawn edged prevents the grass roots from intruding into sidewalks and driveways, which can cause unsightly cracks.
Source: How to Edge a Lawn