Build a natural stone wall in the garden

A natural stone wall is attached and shares in the garden beds, areas and embankments. It can be done well with hand-picked foundlings. In most cases, the well-thought-out drywall construction also suffices statically when stacking. In demanding and complicated terrain forms also concrete substructures can be invisibly integrated.

Shapes and Functions

A natural stone wall in the garden can perform many functions. In almost all cases, doing it yourself is no problem if stability and statics are taken into account. Walls serve as:

  • Slope stabilization
  • Terracing
  • Bed surrounds
  • Property fence
  • Screening
  • Weather protection
  • Biotope
  • Stair confinement
  • Path restriction
  • Area separation

The designs range from low two- to five-layer structures to high stone walls.

Source material and sources of supply

The terrain and taste determine the shape of the natural stone from which a wall is built. In quarries and the building materials trade, many gradations are available from very accurately sawn blocks and slabs to randomly broken stones. Hard rocks such as basalt, gneiss or granite bring significantly better durability and weather resistance than soft rocks such as limestone, marble, sandstone and slate. If soft rocks are desired, the recommended base is a concrete wall that is clad. Find A foundling is, as the name describes, a more or less randomly found natural stone. In arable farming, in quarries and in the forest and on meadows, the potentially usable natural stones occur. The ownership is relatively simple. To whom the property belongs, the stones belong to it.

Natural Stone Trading takes place in DIY stores and building materials stores. Anyone who does not shy away from greater effort for the purpose of saving money can inquire from landowners, for whom natural stones are more likely to be disturbances than enrichment. Builders, construction site operators and farmers are suitable contact persons. A corresponding loading and transport option must of course be given.

Structural and structural requirements

In order to guarantee durability, safety and weather resistance, the self-made natural stone wall in the garden must be planned according to a number of factors:

stability on the ground without risk of under-scavenging

  • lateral forces due to wind and earth on embankment and slope
  • load increase by Rainwater and wet soil
  • Drainage and permanent drainage in case of backwater avoidance
  • Static center of gravity fall-down and burglar-proof set
  • Non-slip and unbreakable stacked natural stones
  • Tips & TricksWith plumage you can beautify and stabilize your stone wall. The root system of some plants, however, develops destructive power. Ask botanical professionals.
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