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Easiest way to build a small retaining wall

Discussion in 'In the Garden' started by deefadog, 27 Apr 2017.

  1. deefadog

    deefadog

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    Hi all, after some advice on building a small wall/retaining wall.

    here is the garden i did 7 years ago now and the wood has just gone rotten, even the posts :(

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    As you can see, i need to do this properly. I lay foundations and build a wall, but i don't particulary like the look of all the brick that will be on show once it's done. Arse there other alternatives, like for example i have seen concrete slotted posts and then gravel boards dropped into them, at least this way i can paint the boards etc, the wall are not really retaining anything as such so wondered if this was an option?
     
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  3. Ian H

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    That's what I have at the back of our house. 3 concrete posts with 3 concrete gravel boards stacked between them.

    It was there when we moved in 9 years ago and is still doing the job. If I could see it I might be tempted to cover it with something.
     
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    Thanks Ian, Glad o know it will do the job!
     
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