A Retaining Wall is a structure that holds soil on one side and is free standing on the other. They are meant to hold back soil when there is a drastic change in elevation. They are incredibly strong. Landscape Craftsmen can design a Retaining Wall to improve that problem area of your outdoor living space.
Where might I use a Retaining Wall?
There are many instances when a Retaining Wall can be a handy Landscaping tool. A few of these are:
- Uneven ground
- Cut-and-Fill Hillside
- Creating a level sports lawn
- Level ground to raise living space
- To elevate planting area to improve drainage
- To create a planting bed to add interest to a flat yard
Retaining Wall Materials
A Retaining Wall can be made from several different material types. Depending on the look and function of your wall will depend on what type of material you will choose. Some options are:
Retaining Wall Design Ideas
There are many ideas you can incorporate in the design of your Retaining Wall. Not only are Retaining Walls functional, but they can also become a spectacular focal point to your backyard. Think about adding some of these:
- Incorporate a Water Feature
- Integrate an outdoor fireplace