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To build a retaining wall, gather materials, plan the wall's layout, dig a trench, stack the blocks, and then backfill. If the wall requires a water runoff pipe, install this before the backfill. More »

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To build a concrete retaining wall, obtain permits, prepare the area, level the base, build the wall and back fill with crushed rock. Finish the top of the retaining wall with cap blocks. More »

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A stackable retaining wall is a landscaping element made from stackable objects, such as bricks, concrete blocks or stones. Stackable retaining walls reduce soil erosion and add visual interest to the landscape. More »

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Edging blocks are placed around the perimeter of a lawn or garden after digging a small trench around the perimeter. There are many edging blocks to use, including concrete, brick and stone. More »

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Steps required to build a timber retaining wall include measuring the area and calculating the size and amount of timber required, outlining the wall area with stakes, and digging a trench. Additional steps include layin... More »

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Different types of landscaper blocks available at Lowe's home improvement store include paving stones, edging stones and retaining wall blocks. These blocks allow users to build a number of landscaping projects that incl... More »

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To install scalloped lawn edging, use a trowel to cut a trench that is approximately 5 inches wide, and level the bottom of the trench to create a smooth, even surface. Place the scalloped edging in the trench, and use a... More »

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