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Master these techniques and you’ll be transforming your lawn and upping your home’s curb appeal in no time.

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Build a Long-Lasting Block Retaining Wall

Anyone with a strong back can stack up a bunch of blocks and build a pretty retaining wall. But it takes skill and planning to construct an attractive wall that can also handle immense pressure, shrug off the forces of gravity, stand for decades and laugh in the face of Mother Nature. That's the kind of wall we wanted to learn how to build with landscape retaining wall blocks, so we went to work with some hardworking hardscaping pros. They showed us that it's all about a solid base, proper drainage and the right materials for the job. They also...

Planning a Retaining Wall: What’s Best For Your Home

The knowledge you need to be a better homeowner. When choosing blocks for a retaining wall, some types of block...