Retaining Walls


Boulder Walls and Retaining Walls

Pine Ridge Lawn and Landscaping can build your boulder wall to be effective and aesthetically pleasing. Boulder walls or retaining walls create beauty and functionality. Boulders are an excellent choice for erosion control. There are many reasons to use boulder walls such as: Slope reduction, supporting structures, erosion control and stabilizing slopes. You can also use boulders and boulder walls to create an attractive patio or outdoor living area. Boulders will give you a long lasting and affordable wall.

Boulder retaining walls preserve the natural shape of your property from uneven settlement. The benefits of a boulder retaining walls is it levels off the property and decreases run-off.  Boulder walls create a more manageable and useful space.  Retaining walls built with boulders provide level areas for patios, gardens, pools, and even play areas.  It creates an attractive display of landscape.


What are the causes of erosion?

Boulder walls can stop erosion, which is the process by which the surface of the Earth gets worn down. Erosion can be caused by natural elements such as wind and glacial ice. But anyone who has ever seen a picture of the Grand Canyon knows that nothing beats the slow steady movement of water when it comes to changing the Earth. Boulder walls are a perfect solution to your erosion problems.


What are the causes of soil erosion?

Soil compaction, low organic matter, loss of soil structure, poor internal drainage, salinization and soil acidity problems are other serious soil degradation conditions that can accelerate the soil erosion process. This Fact sheet looks at the causes and effects of water, wind and tillage erosion on agricultural land