Can Cedar Trees Be Used for Retainer Walls?

Retaining walls restrain soil from otherwise washing away from a foundation or landscape. Many are made of stacked stone, timber or concrete, where they can provide a tight barrier, unlike a living cedar tree, that does not provide a solid, sturdy wall.

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