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.

Most Recent

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.

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.

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.

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.

How to Lay a Mortared Stone Wall

This simple stone wall does more than divide a garden or mark boundaries—it lends romance to a backyard. Learn how to build one for instant appeal.
Advertisement

More Retaining Walls

How to Repair a Stone Wall

Frost heave, erosion, and gradual deterioration are all common stone wall problems. Here's how to make the needed repairs to keep your wall looking as good as it did the day you built it.

How to Shop for Landscaping Stone

Stone is more affordable -- and easier to work with -- than you might think.