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i have a veggie plot  divided into 4 sections. i have paths all around the plots. In order for the soil to stay in place i have used various wooden products.

I need advice on what material i can use to provide a raised edge ( say 3 to 6 inches high) all around the plot. i have tried log roll but that just rots after a while.  Is there any type of steel/plastic product that anybody is using that fits the bill.

Lesley, Cardiff

Try the Linkabord product, although it might be expensive if you need a lot, although it looks good and weathers well (I have some 6+ years old and colour is still good) - on my allotment I have edged the 4 plots with tanelised timber 8" and this lasts well.

Busy-Lizzie

Some people use treated wood for making decking.

Deanos Diggin It

We used plastic lawn edging! Have to stake it at intervals, to give it a bit of ridigity! Cheap to buy! But it really served our purpose for the Raspberry border! Slightly raised as you are wanting Gatehouse!

 


 

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