A retaining wall in landscape design is an absolutely irreplaceable element, which can not only decorate the area, but also divide it into zones. A stone retaining wall represents some support or an obstacle that decorates the garden at the same time. This landscape element has been used since long ago, and it is not necessary to build expensive retaining wall blocks in your garden, you can do it by yourself and with the help of materials you have at hand.
Landscaping retaining walls can be made of any material, which is appropriate for your weather conditions. It can be situated in any place of your garden, but it should consist of certain parts. They are: a basis that holds the whole construction, the body of the wall made of the material you have chosen, and a special drain that will help to protect your construction.
What materials are possible? First of all, take into account the style of your garden. Then think of your budget. Actually, there is no big difference between the prices for materials, unless it is the most expensive material or unless you have ordered the construction building at some professional company. Save and do it with your own hands: your wall will be cheaper, and you will see that the process is really involving.