Nowadays stone wall has become such a trend among homeowners and has also gained exposure in days more and more often. The flowerbed or garden can be edged in rocks and stones, or you can simply get an entire stone wall to be used as the planting site. FYI, weeds are also able to grow through rocks which make it possible for you to make a nice touch of your garden. So, just in case you are going to build your own stone wall, let’s see how to build a stone wall and follow the steps. Hey ho, let’s go.
Choosing the rocks
This step is about choosing the rocks which will be used for creating a stone wall. Choose the ones that are flat and will fit the rest of your landscape. You can also use bricks for this. If you want to find flatter rocks, the stone quarries will be the best place for it.
Preparing the soil
Just combine/ mix gravel and soil to make proper drainage which will make drainage. This is important to create good combination of soil which will be used in the wall.
Inserting the stakes
This is the part where we get the stakes inserted to the part where you want to start building the wall and to end it. Get string run as the guide of your building project. Get a trench dug for about 4 inches deep along the string and the get it filled with gravel or sand.
Fitting the rocks together
This is the step where we get the rocks fitted together over the base and leave about 1 inch between them. Get each rock layer covered with soil mix about 1 inch. Get the rocks staggered as you placing them. Get it finished with the rest soil that you have.