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Building a retaining wall

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Retaining walls.  Wish I'd known all this when I built my raised veggie beds, as we're on a slope...but looks like I got the basics right.

Retaining walls. Wish I'd known all this when I built my raised veggie beds, as we're on a slope...but looks like I got the basics right.

How to Build a Retaining Wall the Right Way without having to pay overpriced professionals to do it for you.

Working on home improvement projects yourself can save you thousands of dollars when done right. With these tips, you can learn how to build a retaining wall the right way in just one afternoon.

It's been four years since my parents first moved into this adorable yellow house.   But, in four years... NO LANDSCAPING has been done in ...

It's been four years since my parents first moved into this adorable yellow house. But, in four years... NO LANDSCAPING has been done in ...

When a project involves changing the elevations on a building site, retaining walls are often the answer. Here, landscape contractor Eric Nelson discusses the pros and cons of four different retaining-wall materials: modular block, concrete, timber, and natural stone. - Fine Homebuilding

When a project involves changing the elevations on a building site, retaining walls are often the answer. Here, landscape contractor Eric Nelson discusses the pros and cons of four different retaining-wall materials: modular block, concrete, timber, and natural stone. - Fine Homebuilding

I had an area on the side of my house that was a narrow path of flagstones and sloped down toward my neighbor's house. The space was pretty much unusable for...

How to Build a Block Retaining Wall: I had an area on the side of my house that was a narrow path of flagstones and sloped down toward my neighbor's house. The space was pretty much unusable for anything except walking by. I decided to build a retaining wall on the property line, and …

I had an area on the side of my house that was a narrow path of flagstones and sloped down toward my neighbor's house. The space was pretty much unusable for...

How to Build a Block Retaining Wall: I had an area on the side of my house that was a narrow path of flagstones and sloped down toward my neighbor's house. The space was pretty much unusable for anything except walking by. I decided to build a retaining wall on the property line, and …

1. Lay the second row of blocks according to the manufacturer’s instructions, making sure the joints are staggered with the course

Retaining walls often are used to manage steep slopes in a landscape. They not only prevent erosion, but also create flat space for a garden bed, patio or a hedge. Add a smart, secure retaining wall to your cabin landscape plan with these straightforward steps.