19+ Stone Edging Ideas To Create A Beautiful Garden

19+ Stone Edging Ideas To Create A Beautiful Garden

Are you struggling with your garden edging? You’re not alone. Many people would like to know the secrets of a beautiful garden but have no idea where to begin. Stone edging ideas can be tricky to come up with. Luckily we have a few of them for you! Read on and get inspired.

Flower Bed Edging Ideas

1. Gabion Wall

garden edging with gabion wall

Gabion is one of the most common garden materials used in this sort of project. The gabion wall will help create a simple, uncluttered appearance and provide flexibility in design possibilities. Learn how to build curved gabion walls in this guide.

2. Paver Stone Edge

a beautiful pavers stone edging

This paver edge is a clever idea for those who want neat lawn edging. However, you would need to have the same blocks as the example to recreate this design. You must align them properly to create a beautiful border. Sounds interesting? Here is a guide to how to build DIY paver edging that you can mow.

3. Garden Borders with River Stones

backyard garden with green grass and patio

This river stone edging is a perfect solution for paved yards and porches. Wood framing the garden elegantly goes well with the greenery. Consider adding a few stylish solar garden lanterns to your plants. Pots are also welcome to the mix breaking up the visual monotony. You might also be interested in our outdoor rock garden ideas for more inspiration. 

4. Rock Edging

small garden with rock edging

This rock edging is another excellent way to make your garden look even more decorative. If you don’t want the stone edging to be too theatrical, make sure the colors compliment your plants well. This guide will show you how to build rock gardens for small spaces if you like the idea.

5. Masonry Edging

edging garden made from masonry

Many people like to use masonry edging as garden edging because it comes in many colors, shapes, and sizes. You can use them as part of a pattern or as a standalone feature. When working with geometry, make sure to experiment and play around with what looks best for your garden. You can make your flower garden ideas even more beautiful by adding masonry edging!

6. Brick Edging

small flower garden in backyard

Stones combined with brick edging is excellent because it can give off a natural but not too manicured and perfect look. There are no complicated installation instructions for this type of edging, making it a popular choice for many homeowners. The stones were laid, edged right up to the bricks, and followed the garden path.

7. Plastic Cobblestone Edging

edging garden with plastic cobblestone

The plastic cobblestone edging can save you time and effort and provide a more attractive finish to your garden. On top of these benefits, they also reduce the transfer of weeds between your lawn and garden beds. This type of edging will work well for flower beds in your corner garden ideas.

8. Polished Multicolored Stone Edge

edging garden with polished multicolored stone

This is a unique stone edging idea that will be perfect for your lawn. The pebbles are very special and could be expensive because they are glossy and polished. The cost of installing this type of pavement is considerable, and it may not be accessible to all homeowners.

9. Rough Stone Garden Walls

flower garden on rough stone walls

Stone edgings are a popular option when it comes to making your garden or landscape look well-cared for. You can choose from various options when looking for stone edgings, but rough stones are the most popular.

With this material, you get that authentic, rustic look without compromising on the elegance of the stone. If you’re set on giving your garden that designer feel, keep the stones consistent in size and color for a polished effect, or mix and match to create an eye-catching wall.

10. Garden Bed with Stone Edging

garden bed with stone edging

Stone is a natural material that can create borders with or as a bed for garden beds. Small stones could be placed along the edge, or large stones could make up the border. This stone edging will go great with rose garden ideas.

11. Cut Stone Edging

Garden edging with cut stones

Stone edging is an attractive and substantial way to keep grass and other ground covers like mulch in place, but taller plants like shrubs should not be planted right up to it. You can also use them as benches or small sitting areas for your patio if you alternate the large rectangular cut stones with smaller square ones.

Stone Walkway Edging Ideas

12. Decking Garden Edging

stone border edging along backyard deck

The pebble or stone border will give your deck an impressive polished finish. A more relaxed feel can be created by surrounding the perimeter of your decking with patio blocks and lining it with pots of bonsai plants. In this guide, you will learn how to build a deck landscaping with rocks.

13. Modern Deck Edge with River Stones

modern deck edge with river stones

The modern deck edge with river stones is probably the best way to de-clutter your yard. It’s also a great way to avoid that pesky drop-off into the grass for your deck walkway. The deck edging looks great up against the porch or even next to a pool deck!

You can choose from a variety of different colors and patterns, so you’ll have no problem finding one appropriate for just about any space. You might want to see more urban deck edging ideas in this article.

14. Pebble Lawn Edge

pebble lawn edging for flower garden

Pretty pebbles can add an attractive finishing touch to your lawn or flower beds. But they can also become untidy as they move and roll around. One way to keep them in place is with a strip of basic plastic edging.

15. Drainage Edging

Drainage edging built in small garden

If you’re looking for a way to create borders for your garden or drainage in your walkway, try using decorative stones. Fill them with colored stones and go the extra mile by adding succulents. The stones that form the edging can be made by filling trenches with small rocks and decorative glass beads.

16. Using Bowling Ball Size Rocks

paver path through garden

Stone edging is a great way to create a natural look and doesn’t cost much. This particular stone edging idea uses bowling ball size rocks that you can find at any home improvement store or garden center for the job. The plants and rocks will add to the feel of an ocean walk, making your visit to your backyard even more enjoyable!

17. Paver Stones

Paver stones path through the garden

Paver stones are a great way to make your lawn look pretty. They are easy to work with and can be installed to trace paths or create borders around the garden.

One downside is that they are challenging to repair, so consider the difficulty of installation before you start to work with them. Adding a gravel border to your sloped landscaping ideas will give your yard a more rustic feel.

18. Gray Gravel Border

gray gravel edging

This type of border is a more decorative design, using gray gravel to distinguish between the walkway and the lawn. This design also has a purpose; the pebbles act almost as a barrier, discouraging people from walking on the lawn and keeping them on the path.

19. Pebble Moat

pebble moat edging in garden

Having a pebble moat French drain in your backyard is a fantastic way to add a bit of style and add some variety to your landscape. You can make the moat from any level of rocks; simply fill the level below it with stylish pebbles. To learn more about French drain, check out this article.

20. Contemporary Block Edge

contemporary block edging for garden

The contemporary block edge is an excellent way to make your backyard look neat and tidy. The clean lines and simplistic design give this edging a modern landscaping style and will last for years to come. Check out these modern landscaping and decking solutions for more inspiration.


We hope these stone edging ideas will help you decide on the perfect way to finish your garden or landscape. Stone is a versatile material that can be used in many different ways, and we’ve shown just how diverse it can be with our examples. We recommend choosing one of these styles for your next project!

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