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Whether you're after increased backyard privacy or simply want an enclosed bed to protect your delicate plantings, a garden wall offers an elegant and economical solution. With Quikrete, constructing this exterior feature can be a one-man job that requires only two steps: stacking blocks, then applying stucco. Simply lay a base row of blocks on a foundation of Quikrete 5000 Concrete Mix, then stack the remaining rows of the wall with dry blocks. (Add a couple of extra rows of cinder block in front, and you can even turn your garden wall into a garden bench—it's that easy!) Dampen the wall, then trowel on Quikwall Surface Bonding Cement to each side of the wall and add some decorative texture. To perfect your technique, check out the video demonstration.
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