The Garden Guide

Book: Gardening Tools, Equipment and Buildings
Chapter: Chapter 5: Machines and Machinery

Basket edging

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1951. The basket-edging (fig. 531.) is a rim or fret of iron wire, sometimes of laths, formed, when small, in entire pieces; and when large, in segments. Its use is to enclose dug spots on lawns; so that, when the flowers and shrubs cover the surface, they appear to grow from, or give some allusion to, a basket. These articles are also formed in cast iron, and are used as edgings to beds and plots in plant-stoves and conservatories.