Retaining Walls

Retaining walls are practical and beautiful elements to include in a landscape. They can help solve a variety of problems and offer unique planting opportunities as well. A retaining wall can be a good do-it-yourself project for a variety of skill levels. Get started on yours with our retaining wall ideas.

How to Build a Dry-Set Stone Wall

No mortar, no problem. This easy technique will help you build a stone wall quickly and painlessly.
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How to Lay Concrete Block

Once you understand the basics of laying concrete block, the possibilities for walls, grill houses, and other structures are endless. Learn the concrete block basics, here.
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How to Build a Running Bond Pattern Brick Wall

Friends, family, and passersby will forever admire your well-laid brick wall in a classic running bond pattern. The skills required to lay this type of wall come from determination and patience—and this tutorial will help you get started.
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Ultimate Guide to Concrete Block

Did you know concrete blocks come in more than just one shape and size? Before you start your home or garden project, take a look at our guide to learn your options.
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How to Build a Retaining Wall

Looking for ideas for a sloped yard? Conquer a problem slope by installing a concrete-block retaining wall—you'll add space, structure, and value to your backyard. Our tips for building a retaining wall will help you make the most of your outdoor space while sticking to a budget.
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Stone Wall Ideas

Create a long-lasting and elegant enclosure by adding a stone wall to your yard.
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More Retaining Walls

A Dozen Dry Stack Wall Ideas

Beautiful, versatile dry stack walls offer the gardener a welcome landscaping element.
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