Retaining Walls Term:  Retaining wall Plant:  Pyracantha
Pyracantha Firethorn <ul><li>Evergreen shrub </li></ul><ul><li>USDA Zones 7-10 </li></ul><ul><li>Height & Spread 10-15’ </...
Retaining walls <ul><li>Strong walls that interrupt slopes to prevent erosion and provide level areas for planting or use....
Retaining walls <ul><li>Must allow for drainage </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Water buildup behind the wall will cause failure </l...
Deadman <ul><li>Timber wall require deadmen to tie into the slope </li></ul>
Interlocking block <ul><li>New blocks interlock </li></ul><ul><li>Provide support </li></ul><ul><li>Off-set for increased ...
Movie <ul><li>Retaining wall - see below </li></ul>
Hardscape project <ul><li>I can only get supplies for one project for the group </li></ul><ul><li>Pick a project: </li></u...
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11 17 Retaining Walls

  1. 1. Retaining Walls Term: Retaining wall Plant: Pyracantha
  2. 2. Pyracantha Firethorn <ul><li>Evergreen shrub </li></ul><ul><li>USDA Zones 7-10 </li></ul><ul><li>Height & Spread 10-15’ </li></ul><ul><li>Full sun – light shade </li></ul><ul><li>Has serious thorns – difficult to prune </li></ul><ul><li>Grows rapidly </li></ul><ul><li>Has orange berries in fall </li></ul><ul><li>Uses – Specimen, screen, </li></ul><ul><li> espalier </li></ul>
  3. 3. Retaining walls <ul><li>Strong walls that interrupt slopes to prevent erosion and provide level areas for planting or use. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Retaining walls <ul><li>Must allow for drainage </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Water buildup behind the wall will cause failure </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Deadman <ul><li>Timber wall require deadmen to tie into the slope </li></ul>
  6. 6. Interlocking block <ul><li>New blocks interlock </li></ul><ul><li>Provide support </li></ul><ul><li>Off-set for increased stability </li></ul>
  7. 7. Movie <ul><li>Retaining wall - see below </li></ul>
  8. 8. Hardscape project <ul><li>I can only get supplies for one project for the group </li></ul><ul><li>Pick a project: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Retaining wall </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Patio/walkway </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fence </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Let me know what you decide </li></ul>

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