It may take some heavy lifting, but a retaining wall is a project any DIYer can do.
Keep a sloping yard in place with this wall that also makes a great architectural element.
DIY Network shows how to install the foundation row for a retaining wall.
Watch as the owners of this vintage bungalow completely revamp their yard.
Add the finishing touches to a retaining wall with these DIY Network tips.
Retaining walls help turn a bare hill into a beautiful multilevel refuge.
Ahmed Hassan shows how to dig and fill holes for proper post placement.
A danger-zone backyard becomes a shady, parklike setting for family fun.
Dean and Derek create a fresh-air family room right off the indoor one.
Think a straight wall's easier to build than a curved one? Think again!
A new retaining wall, shutters and plants transform this ugly yard.
The crew helps two parents create a getaway right in their own backyard.
Gino rebuilds a wall to widen a driveway and make more parking space.
Without proper drainage, your load-bearing wall may be in for problems.
There are any number of types of materials available for retaining walls.