A reader's General Construction question: Planter box wall?
Victoria S. from Spencer, United States had this Planter box wall question.I am wanting to build a wall with cinder blocks that is 2' x 16'. What kind of mortar will I need and do I need to have a foundation?
Will I need to use rebar like it shows in your picture.
Do I really have to fill in the holes. I was wanting to use them as planters
Hi Victoria, For non structural work like a wall to planter beds, only 2 feet high, you can just about get away with anything. It is really up to you to judge if you need to use rebar or fill some of the cores. I guess it depends if you can get some cheap and how much time you want to spend.
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