Treated Timber - Wooden Edgings
For pesdestrian use such as pathways, pressure treated wooden slats secured by stakes can be an acceptable and cost effective option.
When bordering a lawn, timber can give a softer, more natural appearence than pre-cast concrete kerbing.
The above picture also shows the use of reclaimed railway sleepers which form part of the supporting structure of this disability entrance ramp .
Sleepers can be used to contain Tarmacadam and gravel areas, create car-park borders, flowers beds, and even form steps and can look especially attracive if used in a rural environment.