Is rubber edging or metal landscape edging easier to install? Is rubber edging or metal landscape edging easier to install?

Rubber edging for landscaping is becoming more popular with landscapers and homeowners. It is more durable, rust resistant and easier to install.

  • Rubber edging is easier to install for several reasons.
  • Rubber edging will not dent or bend if you accidentally hit it with a hammer or mallet when you are driving in the spikes to hold it in place. Metal edging can be damaged.
  • Rubber edging bends more easily into curved shapes than metal edging, so it fits better around trees and curved walkways.
  • Metal edging can be sharp and you must be careful when installing it.

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