Tag Archives: retaining walls

Kate Sparks’ small retaining wall idea

Kate Sparks’ pool reveal highlights what you can achieve with a bit of creativity and determination. Wanting to make the most of their DIY project’s remaining retaining panels, Kate and her husband had the clever idea to create a small retaining wall. Not only did the wall save costs, but it also gave the pool…

What is a retaining wall?

If you have a sloping block, you may be asking, ‘what is a retaining wall and do I need one?’ Unearth whether ModularWalls retaining solutions will help solve issues of uneven ground, a steep block or help create a tiered garden. What is a retaining wall? As per the dictionary, a retaining wall is ‘a wall for…

Design Trend – Front Yard Design

Is your front yard underutilised or not used at all? We’ve put together a few front yard design ideas to spark your imagination and inspire a spectacular front yard transformation! From entertaining areas to sunken gardens and even swimming pools. Now is the time to take back your front yard and create an outdoor space…

5 Cascading plants for retaining walls

If considering a garden makeover with a retaining wall, then a few cascading plants are a must. Not only do they look great, but they will also give a sense of an established garden. While there are countless options available, the following five cascading plants are just a few we’ve found that are hardy and…

How to build a DIY raised garden bed

Building on our ‘5 Step how to guide for a backyard vegetable patch,‘ we wanted to show you how easy it is to make a DIY raised garden bed with ModularWalls.  The benefit of a ModularWalls raised garden bed is that you can customise it to match a ModularWalls boundary wall or fence. Either match the paint colour for a coordinated finish that gives…

Top 6 retaining wall construction mistakes

Correct retaining wall selection and installation is crucial to ensure your modular retaining wall will withstand the test of time. All too often, retaining walls have incorrect drainage, incorrect panels or no waterproofing! So, to help ensure a seamless retaining process, we’ve listed the Top 6 Retaining Wall Construction Mistakes so that you can avoid…

How to receive an accurate retaining wall quote

If you’re ready to begin your retaining wall project but aren’t sure you’ll receive an accurate retaining wall quote, look no further. We’ve taken the guesswork out by listing the information your fence contractor needs, including why you need a retaining wall, to the style you’re hoping to achieve. Plus, we cover the questions to…

6 pool landscaping ideas

As Australia’s backyard sizes shrink with the rise of duplexes and smaller land developments, are you stuck on pool landscaping ideas? Whether you’re envisaging a small plunge pool or the ultimate pool retreat, planning your landscape design is an essential part of any brilliant backyard. Before taking the plunge with your backyard pool garden, form…