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[Total: 0    Average: 0/5] You must sign in to vote Retaining walls are not always the answer. On this job they weren’t in the budget. We saved the porch, and created a backyard for 1/2 the cost by focusing on grading and other design ideas. More info here: and Like us on Facebook at : InstaGram Find me on Periscope for Live broadcasts! LBP podcast- Stan Genadek DirtMonkey Podcast- The Voice of the Landscaping and Construction Industry. Genadek Landscaping and Excavating GT Lawn Maintenance Linked In- Hit me up! Twitter: Facebook: Email: Channels I recommend are : Click here to See “This Old House YouTube channel: Wranglerstar: Elliot Hulse Tai Lopez has some great info here : Search for us using some of these terms for Landscaping retaining wall, retaining wall construction, retaining wall on slope, retaining wall ideas, retaining wall installation, also retaining wall blocks, retaining wall corners, retaining wall drainage, retaining wall failure, boulder retaining wall, boulder retaining wall construction, how to build a boulder retaining wall. We also list under , landscape, landscape design, gardening, landscaping ideas, mulch, garden design, garden ideas, landscape photography, landscape architecture, backyard ideas, lawn care, patio ideas, patios, patio designs, patio pavers, DIY, How to. More categories include: lawn care business equipment, lawn care business tips, lawn care bidding, lawn care setup, lawn care service, lawn care business start up, turf, sod, grass, fertilizer. More categories include: landscape ideas, beautiful landscapes, front yard landscaping, lawn maintenance, backyard designs, backyard landscaping,front yard landscaping ideas, garden landscaping, landscaping ideas for front of house, landscaping business, landscaping trailer, botanical garden, gardening videos, vegetable gardening videos, gardening tips, gardening tips for flowers, gardening tips for beginners.    diy retaining […]


  • MOESHA WILLIAMS 1 year ago

    Why didn't y Mark the boundaries of the neighbor's property line ???? If you came over 1 foot I would sue you !!!!!

  • Lions Construction 1 year ago

    Great video video man thank you very much God bless

  • oldredcoonhound 1 year ago

    did you just wheel/track pack the fill, or use vibratory compactor?

  • Louis Dilonardo III 1 year ago

    but you didn't show how you did it.
    was it anything other than packing dirt down?

  • Chris Weaver 1 year ago

    you're an amazing person I truly wish more people was like u now days everyone just wants the money.. this is the first time I've seen or heard of someone helping fix a problem with the less expensive way.. you are a great person God bless you!!

  • Chris Weaver 1 year ago

    you're an amazing person I truly wish more people was like u now days everyone just wants the money.. this is the first time I've seen or heard of someone helping fix a problem with the less expensive way.. you are a great person God bless you!!

  • The Hear Doc 1 year ago

    Where is the drainage for the new soil slope? Erosion protection?

  • mark black 1 year ago

    Nice result there, good work.

  • Betty Smith 1 year ago

    I am currently working on a failing retaining wall at my Kentucky home. My neighborhood is made of hills, slopes and very little flat land. The pricing is out of sight, I'm going to suggest not doing a retaining wall but landscape steps, thanks to your video. It will be interesting to see what reactions I'm going to get. Thank you

  • Joe Cortez 1 year ago

    I absolutely loved the little kid helping out. I'm sure he'll never forget that experience…

  • Wendy-lee Morris Sirrom 1 year ago

    excellent I wish I had a man that would practice this.

  • steven lesher 1 year ago

    not knowing much about earthwork ,would need to get a engineer to calc all that out and then some way to compact the dirt

  • Jason Maloney 1 year ago

    Stanley, great videos.My wife and I have recently moved from Los Angeles to Tennessee and are closing on 1 1/2 acre with ranch style home existing but our back yard looks straight up into the trees and step slope. Question: would the process be similar with cutting out in a hillside and moving that dirt to the front which could use some leveling?

  • omar k 1 year ago

    stanley, i have a retaining wall that is full of dirt and there is a house around 15 feet above where the wall begins, the wall is about a 15 ft slope going upwards. with 2 moderately sized trees around 35 years old. i want to completely remove this big patch of dirt. which this big dirt wall is about 50 ft in width as well. and was thinking to add some storage in that area. if i were to move dirt out of the wall would it affect my neighbor above it?

  • Leonard Walker 1 year ago

    Your truely inspirational in pushing the limits and becoming a better business person.

  • J Chen 1 year ago

    What is your thinking behind using the grapple instead of a bucket and thumb on that hoe?  Is weight the reason for your decision.

  • Jon Mazza 1 year ago

    Long time viewer. Love the videos and knowledge you share. The amount of work you put into the videos really show though. Do you every factor in the long term cost of maintenance? Also, it looks really difficult and dangerous to mow that hill!

  • A-Veteran Lawn Care 1 year ago

    Wish I could give this video a million likes. I am now seeing this after watching the retaining wall video. I may go with this to try to save my client some money.

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