Retaining Walls Lafayette LA

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Teche Nursery
(337) 856-5908
LaFayette, LA
Barry's Wholesale Nursery
(337) 662-5318
Grand Coteau, LA
Gerald Foret Wholsale
(337) 365-4858
New Iberia, LA
Mayfield Landscaping LLC
(337) 852-7900
306 Steiner Rd
Lafayette, LA
Consulting: Design; Organic Fertilization; Non-toxic pest and disease control; Unique and hard to find plants… Just ask me, and if I don’t know, I’ll tell you so
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM Mon-Sat
Membership Organizations
Louisiana Society for Horticultural Research

J.R.'s Trees
(318) 748-6514
Forest Hill, LA
Go Green Organic Lawn Care, Inc.
(337) 316-0034
2206 W. St. Mary Boulevard
Lafayette, LA

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Live Oak Gardens
(337) 367-3485
New Iberia, LA
LA Lawnranger
(337) 581-2812
127 Ancelet Ln
Lafayette, LA
GibKo Trees
(318) 346-8733
Bunkie, LA
Chandler's Nursery
(318) 748-6339
Forest Hill, LA
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Improve Your Yard and Landscape with a Retaining Wall

Are you tired of watching your back yard disappear faster than your money at the gas pump? Maybe it’s time for a retaining wall. If your yard is sloped, or you simply want to add different levels to your landscape, a retaining wall is the perfect option. However, saying that you want a retaining wall for your yard is like saying that you want a new car – which one is best for your needs?

There are basically four different types of retaining walls – wood, pavers, stone/rocks and concrete. Here’s how to determine which type of retaining wall is best for your yard:

A retaining wall made from concrete pavers or blocks is a popular choice for do-it-yourself homeowners. The material for this type of retaining wall is available at home improvement retailers.
A paver or block wall is easy to curve to fit a unique landscape. Pavers and blocks are good for most any size retaining wall.
This kind of wall looks like a natural part of the landscape. Stone and rock walls, though, are usually more difficult to build because they involve fitting pieces together and securing them with mortar. They are generally better for lower retaining walls.
If strength is the sole determining factor in your retaining wall, then you can’t go wrong with concrete. Concrete will probably last as long as you own your home, but it also presents two major challenges – cost and appearance. Conc...

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