Step-by-step guide Looking after lawn edges
Give your grass the perfect edge
You don't want to spend hours mowing your lawn only to leave untidy, overgrown edges.
Here's our guide to picking the right gardening tools for creating a nice, tidy border so your lawn looks immaculate.
A grass trimmer is the perfect gardening tool for cutting the grass your lawnmower can't reach.
They use a nylon cord instead of a blade, allowing you to cut safely against paving, walls and other features.See our whole range of grass trimmers
McGregor 350W Grass Trimmer
A high performance, hassle-free trimmer with an adjustable head – so you can trim and then edge your lawn with one quick switch.
Wilkinson Sword 1111115W Edging Blade
This gardening tool uses a curved edge that makes slicing and cutting through turf smooth and simple.
Step 2: Define your border
Over time wear, tear and plant growth will soften your lawn's edges.
Use an edging tool to cut away any plant growth and give your garden a smart, defined border.View more of our edging tools
Log roll edging
Make boarders stylish and neat with this versatile roll of log edging. Mould to the shape of your border and peg in for instant style.
MTD 550G Petrol Edger
If you have a massive lawn, or the job looks too tough, then this petrol edger will take the strain and give you nice defined edges effortlessly.
Step 3: Detailing
Grass trimmers are versatile, but they can't always get into difficult areas or tackle tough, rogue roots.
To get the final touches finished, reach for some secateurs or shears to tidy up the last few troublesome spots.Explore our secateurs and shears
Challenge Garden Hand Shears
If other plants are encroaching on your lawn, you'll need a more powerful pair of shears to cut them back.
Bosch cordless shear
For the ultimate in effortless gardening, this battery charged shear powers through your edging and is light enough to use with one hand.
Spear and Jackson Razorsharp Edging Shears
This strong, sturdy chopper can cut easily through thick roots. It's also great if you want to trim grass without bending down.