Few features have as much impact on a garden -- both visual and architectural -- as a regal retaining wall. Such walls can tame a pesky slope and expand a yard's gardening potential, all while adding structure and interest to a landscape. Walls up to 4 feet high are safely within a do-it-yourselfer's capabilities, but you'll get a workout: Concrete blocks can weigh 20 to 80 pounds! Grab a friend (or three) to tackle such a project together.
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Backyard Patio Transformation
With not much more than a concrete slab and a patch of grass to go on, this homeowner transformed his backyard into...