One of the most common problems when doing landscape edging is how to make the metal garden edging last for a long period of time without rusting or rotting. Well, first things first,the easiest way to cut out the edging edge is with a hacksaw, particularly if you're doing the DIY landscape edgings. So let s show you the simple steps in cutting metal garden edging to preparing the soil, cutting the edging, and putting them together. What You Will Need-Hacksaw. Some tools you may already have, such as a utility knife, chisels, or a lawn mower. Here Is What You Should Do For Your Creating Beautiful Garden Curb Appeal With Metal Garden Edging The first step is to prepare your landscape. In order to prepare the area, you will need to remove any existing plants, rocks, or flowerbeds from the area. You can then lay sod or a light flowerbed cover over the exposed ground. Now, if you're doing the DIY Metal Edging, then you need to prepare your metal garden edging by making it into a nice rough cut, like a fence, or form a nice rounded shape, like a post. If you don't want to make a fence or form a rounded shape, then just make it into a straight edge, and this is actually easier. Now cut your metal garden edging to the desired shape and size, and then lay it out to see how it looks. Depending on your design, you will either want to create curves in the metal, or smooth curves. If you do not want to create curves, then you can just leave it as is, or with small curves and angles in it, but if you want to create sharp curves, then you will need to add a little pressure onto the edges. It's all about creating that sharp, beautiful line that defines your decorative garden design!