Retaining walls can add to the aesthetic appeal of any landscape. If you have an outdoor garden, retaining walls are worth considering because they provide more value than they cost. This article discusses low-cost retaining wall options and their advantages over concrete, brick, and cut wall stones. This is excellent reading material to have before embarking on DIY retaining wall ideas or hiring a landscaper.

Here are four reasons why you should construct retaining walls.

  • They add to the beauty of your landscape while also allowing it to breathe (e.g. carving out a patio)
  • Keep the earth in place by acting as a soil dam.
  • Flooding, erosion, and harm to the surrounding terrain should be avoided.
  • Reduce the cost of landscape maintenance.