Are landscaping timbers or landscaping stones easier to install?

Landscaping timbers are a popular alternative to other types of garden edging and decor.

  • Landscaping timbers are easier to install because they basically just involve putting in place and possibly cutting to fit certain areas. They don't have to be secured.
  • Stone, if it's stacked, needs to be secured with mortar for safety purposes.
  • Timbers can be put together quickly, while stacking stone is heavy work that will take a while.
  • Timbers are also much easier to maintain.