How to deal with slopes in a landscaping environment
How to deal with slopes in landscaping. . . retaining wall. Yes, of course, but there are many other ways to deal with slope in landscape design. You will be surprised how interesting and important these retention methods are. The main purpose of these sturdy structures is to prevent soil erosion and effectively keep the soil in the sloping landscape. They are usually made of masonry, stone or concrete. However, we will show some innovative and very effective other methods. 1) Retaining wall method-use the tandem/Belgian style on the 4 foot long retaining wall access ladder-stairs. 2) Waterfall retaining wall method-extreme slope-waterfall covering up the slope 3) Kitchen, fireplace and staircase retaining wall method-it is safe to build the wall 4) Hot tub method-swimming-spa and deck become retaining walls 5 ) Seat wall w/ backrest becomes retaining wall method 6) Stacking wall to foundation elevation – becomes retaining wall 7) Passage and boulder steps and hot tub – retaining wall 8) Outdoor kitchen becomes retaining wall 9) Boulder and planting Form to retain soil erosion retaining walls: walls that hold a large amount of earth. Correct design and installation can prevent materials from moving due to gravity. These sturdy structures can prevent soil erosion, can create usable beds in landscape design, and can also cover up as decorative and functional seat walls. These important walls can be traced back to ancient Egypt, which was used to govern the Nile. The Egyptians built a gabion-style retaining wall with reeds to withstand floods and soil erosion. Retaining walls divert water from the Nile River to reservoirs and farmland. Yes, modern times have brought innovations in the materials used to build retaining walls, and they remain largely unchanged: preventing soil erosion, creating space and diverting water sources. The Great Wall of China is the famous retaining wall and the longest boundary wall in the world, over 13,000 miles long. It is known as the longest feat in ergonomics and was built between 1368 and 1644. Oh, if you have ever built a retaining wall of any size, you will understand why we include these amazing historical facts in this description. This video will give you some useful outdoor living ideas to preserve the walls and slanted landscape. Projects before and after may provide solutions for a certain point in your landscape. Like us on Facebook: Follow us on Instagram: PR website: Blog: Our portfolio:.