Fredericks Landscaping

Created in 1977 by Fred Hollmann Fredericks Landscaping is a dynamic design build landscape construction and maintenance company...

Retaining Wall Excavation and Base Preparation

This video shows the site excavation and base preparation for a segmental retaining wall.  The base of the entire geogrid zone should be cleaned of soft soil material prior to wall construction.

Leveling Pad Installation for Segmental Retaining Walls

This video shows how to install the leveling pad stone for a segmental retainining wall.  Dense grade aggregate (DGA) is placed on a stiff clean soil base and compacted with vibratory plate compactor.

Base Course Installation for Segmental Retaining Wall

The first row of blocks for a segmental retaining wall is called the base course. The installation of the base course is crucial for a good looking retaining wall.  This video shows you how to properly install the base course.

Retaining Wall Layout and Surveying

This video shows some basic things to consider when surveying (or laying out) your segmental retaining wall.