If your landscaping slopes or all of your yard is not on the ground level, retaining walls can help you achieve the attractive landscaping look you desire. In order to build a pool, patio or even a playground for your children, you need to have level ground. The functional purpose of a retaining wall is to provide pressure to hold back the soil and rocks that would otherwise fall down hill.A beautiful retaining wall can be the solution you are looking for because it can create a usable space that is leveled and safe.
Retaining walls can be made from many materials. But natural stone is a great choice for an elegant and natural looking retaining wall. Take a look at some Lifescape Associates retaining wall projects :