The Four Basic Types of Retaining Walls

Natural Stone Retaining WallThere’s a reason retaining walls are so popular in both residential and commercial landscaping – several reasons in fact.They provide the chance to inject beautiful stonework and hardscaping into the area and allow you to transform your landscape in tiers around central features (by using flowerbeds and/or gardens) One of the most important purposes is their ability to  save a yard by preventing soil erosion and managing your rainwater flow. Below are four of the most common types of retaining walls, what situation they are good for, and the amount of work that goes into each. [Read more…]