Dry Stack Walls are usually defined as walls that are built without mortar. This is a very old technique that has its roots in the simple retention of soil. While it is a basic simple and cost effective method of wall construction, it can also be effective as a landscape design statement. Now that we have said that, let’s revisit what Kelly Roberson and BHG.com suggests for ten ways to cleverly use dry stacked walls in your landscaping and hardscaping plans. Here are the last five.
Deliver a focal point. As per Kelly, “a dry stack border is an excellent way to give a flower bed some presence and make it a focal point”. Take a look below!
Create a long lasting hardscape bench that is both a functional and featured element in the space, as indicated below.
The versatility of dry stacked gives you the ability to border a garden in a simple and easy fashion, once again below via BHG.com.
In conclusion, two more thoughts are to use these versatile walls to liven up small garden settings and to produce formal walls using very large pieces of stone. As always, thanks for reading!