How do you attach a stone wall?

How to Hang Things on a Stone Wall

  1. Drill a hole in the wall with a masonry bit.
  2. Push a metal or plastic anchor into the hole you drilled.
  3. Turn a screw with a picture hook attached into the anchor.
  4. Slide the picture carefully down over the screw, making sure you catch the wire on the picture hanger.

Does a garden wall need foundations?

You should always build a garden wall on a solid foundation of a trench filled with concrete. This is called the ‘footing’, and if it’s substantial and accurate, your wall will last longer and be easier to build.

How deep do foundations need to be for a small garden wall?

Start digging at the lowest part and go down until firm ground is found. For a light garden wall, a trench 30 cm (12 inch) deep should be sufficient if the soil is firm and well drained. But on unstable or weak ground, make it 46 cm (18 inch) deep.

Can I drill into stone wall?

Precautions for Drilling Into Stone Walls Choose a diamond, concrete or masonry drill bit that is smaller than what you would normally choose for this kind of job. Hold the drill at a right angle and turn it on a slow speed to create a small indent in the stone surface.

How do you build a stone retaining wall for a garden?


  1. Organize the Stones. Organize the wall stones roughly by size and shape, making different piles as needed.
  2. Set up a Level Line.
  3. Excavate the Area.
  4. Add Landscape Fabric.
  5. Build the Wall Base.
  6. Lay the First Course.
  7. Lay the Second Course.
  8. Begin Backfilling the Wall.

What is stone walling used for?

Stone walling can be used to create beautiful features within a garden or around a property’s perimeter. Our range of natural stone walling blocks has been designed and handcrafted to give a soft, ‘old word’ rustic appearance Stone walls can be built in any number of ways to suit the aesthetic of your garden.

How do you build a stone wall in a garden?

Stone walls can be built in any number of ways to suit the aesthetic of your garden. Choose different walling blocks to create looks as diverse as soft rural dry stone and modern slate features. A fine example of rustic, natural stone walling, Cotswold blocks have a pale buff or yellowish appearance.

What is decorative garden walling?

Decorative garden walling is a great way to create height or divide areas within your outdoor space. Garden wall bricks are ideal for constructing a sheltered seating area too.

What are the benefits of garden walls?

Build beautiful garden walls with our range of natural stone and concrete walling products. Garden walls can be a beautiful way of partitioning space, creating levelled effects, or even bringing a focal point to an area.