Getting a super-looking landscape starts with first learning how to build a retaining wall. Retaining walls are walls built to restrain the soil on an unnatural slope. The walls are built to withstand the lateral pressure that results from a change in the ground that exceeds the soil’s angle of repose. The retaining wall requires a strong foundation to help the wall withstand the continuous pressure from the soil it is restraining. Here is how to go about it.
How to Build a Retaining Wall Foundation
First of all, you need to prepare the site where you want to build the retaining wall.
Draw a string at the point where the front of your projected wall will be. Mark the ground with spray paint along the line. Remove the string and dig a trench 60cm wide. The excavation should have an appropriate depth to hold the foundation, say 12 inches. …