How to Build Retaining Walls

Use retaining wall how to's to enhance your yard and prevent soil erosion. Use treated lumber, concrete block, natural or precast concrete stone to build attractive landscaping accents and planting areas that eliminate soil run-off.


Build a Retaining Wall
Build a Retaining Wall
This site has a series of links to access a variety of useful information plus a pattern.


Wall Project
Wall Project
This project features pre-cast concrete stones to build a retaining wall.
Building a Block One
Building a Block One
The finished product looks complicated, but the project is quite simple, requiring only basic tools.
Natural Stone
Natural Stone
This tutorial is on building retaining walls out of natural stone, 3 ft in height or less.
Build Out of Brick or Stone
Build Out of Brick or Stone
Retaining walls are built to prevent soil from being lost due to erosion or displacement.
Video Instructions
Video Instructions
This video shows how to build a retaining wall from start to finish.
You Can Build One
You Can Build One
Find all you need to know right here in reference to building a retaining wall.

How to Build Retaining Walls
How to Build Retaining Walls
These HGTV instructions for building a retaining wall are easy to understand.

Low Garden Retaining Wall
Low Garden Retaining Wall
Learn how to make a garden retaining wall along an existing fence.
Dry Stack
Dry Stack
Dry stack rock or rubble stone walls add a great touch to flowerbeds and landscape projects.
Rock Retaining Wall
Rock Retaining Wall
This project is for the homeowner with small retaining wall problems and uses lots of rock.
Sturdy Build
Sturdy Build
This project comes with specific instructions and ideas to get your wall started.

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