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When building a retaining wall, lay perforated drainage tubing at the base of the wall slightly above ground level so runoff can drain out without undermining your wall
Stone Steps Finally! A way to create a sylvan pathway from the corner gate at the top of the bank, winding gradually past the oaks and old sycamore down to the creek. It has the added advantage of permanence and security, since it will replace the old wooden steps. And for some time, I've dreamed of creating a restful spot at the bottom - I could add a bench, or even a writing table!