How Do I Erect a Fence? | Fences & Stone Walls | Yard & Garden | This Old House

How Do I Erect a Fence? | Fences & Stone Walls | Yard & Garden | This Old House

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Retaining wall idea: simple, inexpensive, durable, non-toxic, and easy to assemble retaining wall constructed using hollow concrete blocks. Because the blocks have been laid on their side, sloped backwards toward the hillside, you can plant vegetation in the their hollows exposed to the front. As vegetation is established, this will become a living wall. Similar technique to fashion steps as well.

Retaining wall idea: simple, inexpensive, durable, non-toxic, and easy to assemble retaining wall constructed using hollow concrete blocks. Because the blocks have been laid on their side, sloped backwards toward the hillside, you can plant vegetation in the their hollows exposed to the front. As vegetation is established, this will become a living wall. Similar technique to fashion steps as well.

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covering cement blocks with rock facing.  The best way to dress up that oh so important retaining wall!

covering cement blocks with rock facing. The best way to dress up that oh so important retaining wall!

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5 Ways to Use Cinder Blocks in the Garden • Lots of creative projects, ideas and tutorials! Including, from 'step by step', they show you how to do these diy concrete block stairs.

5 Ways to Use Cinder Blocks in the Garden • Lots of creative projects, ideas and tutorials! Including, from 'step by step', they show you how to do these diy concrete block stairs.

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Building a Concrete-block Retaining Wall - Building Masonry Walls - Patios, Walkways, Walls & Masonry. DIY Advice
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Steinbruch - Naturstein in allen Varianten - Gartengestaltung mit Naturstein
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Retaining wall with staircase- the basic idea but using wood to frame with stones in the center

Retaining wall with staircase- the basic idea but using wood to frame with stones in the center

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