When most homeowners think about retaining walls, they usually think about how practical they are and their functional importance. But, having a retaining wall in your garden can also be very attractive, with the right planning and design.
What is a Retaining Wall?
Retaining walls are structures that hold soil and plants together. Retaining walls can be made of anything, but they’re usually stone or concrete structures that support the earth on top of them. Retaining walls are often used to build terraces or create different levels for your garden’s design. Retaining walls can also be used to direct water runoff or slow down running water and erosion.
Before you Start, Make Sure the Retaining Wall is Structurally Sound
When designing your garden, make sure that any retaining wall you incorporate is structurally sound. Retaining walls usually stand straight up, but they can also be curved or arched. Retaining walls … Read More