A gabion wall is made from steel cages filled with stone. Fittingly, the term “gabion” is derived from the Italian word for cage. Historically, landscapers use them as retaining walls as their heavy weight is ideal for holding the surrounding earth in place.
More recently, the uses of gabion walls have expanded in a creative and gorgeous application. Here are a few fantastic images.
MODERN USES OF GABION WALLS
Creative Outdoor Uses
Exterior Home Applications
Planter Boxes and Container Gardens
Gabion Wall Retaining Walls
Water Features in the Garden
Gabion walls are a gorgeous mix that’s intriguing. Man-made cold steel mixed with rocks dug straight from Mother Earth. They combine to make a sturdy and long-lasting material to add beauty and serve a practical purpose.