22 Practical and Pretty Retaining Wall Ideas Green and Vibrant
These wooden retaining walls are a more unusual take on fence panels. They will be more time-consuming to construct than a wall of timber fences but they also look more stylish and contemporary. If you are good at carpentry you could create your own wooden retaining wall using any lengths of timber you can get your hands on.
How to Attach a Trellis to a Concrete Wall - This Old House
In this video This Old House landscape contractor Roger Cook shows how to hide—and beautify—an ugly concrete-block retaining wall. Steps: 1. Drill three 3/16-inch-diameter pilot holes through each end of every trellis panel. 2. Hold trellis panel against the concrete wall and about 8 inches off the ground. Check it for level with a 4-foot .
How to Attach Vines to Cement Walls Hunker
With the panels against the walls and about 8 inches off the ground drill 3/16-inch-wide holes through the trellis panel holes you made and into the walls. Using a cordless drill drive 2-inch-long masonry screws outfitted with steel washers through the holes to attach the trellis panels to the walls.
Hardscaping 101: Gabion Walls - Gardenista
Some considerations depend on a wall’s purpose. For a retaining wall the rock must be dense enough to support the load. A hard rock such as basalt is typical. N.B.: If you’re building a retaining wall get a landscape architect or engineer to determine loads and stresses and other factors.