Retaining Wall

Given its hilly terrain, Nashville homeowners often need retaining walls to maximize the use of their outdoor spaces. Smart Scapes has installed hundreds of retaining walls in our 30+ years in business.

Call (615) 356-0139 to secure the wall design and build that will make your outdoor space perfect.

  • Retaining walls are a crucial outdoor installation in many areas across the country.
  • Given the hilly nature of Nashville, homeowners and business owners alike often design and build retaining walls to maximize the usage potential of their outdoor space.
  • Since retaining walls require massive physical labor and special equipment, most owners would rather not do such projects on their own.
  • This is where Smart Scapes comes in. Smart Scapes designs and installs beautiful block retaining walls, segmental retaining walls, boulder walls, stones wall, etc.
  • Call (615) 356-0139 to schedule a free estimate!

Retaining Wall Design

Retaining Wall StepsSmart Scapes, LLC is at the forefront of the retaining wall industry in Nashville, Brentwood, Franklin, Mount Juliet, Hendersonville, Murfreesboro and neighboring cities in Tennessee. Retaining wall design is crucial to a good project with a long life span.

Segmental retaining walls are some of the newest technology in retaining wall installation. Installed correctly, the retaining wall will be standing longer than the building will. Segmental walls can also be built as free-standing walls. Have more questions? Call (615) 356-0139 to learn more.

Block Retaining Wall

Retaining WallBoulder walls or stone walls also can be a good solution to a slope that needs terracing.  Knee walls are often a more decorative wall used to hold back a little earth or be a free-standing wall like in a path.  As retaining wall builders, we encourage our clients to choose the right wall for their project.  If you have a spot that is not viewed and you need a solution for 15-20 years, cross-tie walls or railroad tie walls may be the answer for you.

We have installed dozens of free-standing and retaining walls throughout our company’s rich and diverse history of hardscape construction. Our retaining walls are one of our most popular services. Smart Scapes, LLC.’ designers and expert hardscape installation team can help you identify the best solution for your site, from segmental block knee walls to reinforced concrete parking lot retention walls. Just give us a call at (615) 356-0139 to schedule a free estimate, or fill out our contact form to get more information.

The Right Retaining Wall Contractor

Retaining Wall ContractorYou should take several things into account when hiring a retaining wall contractor.  A retaining wall is an investment in your landscape. Installed correctly, the wall will be there longer than the home or structure. Installed incorrectly, failure is imminent. Price should be a factor in deciding on a contractor but you should also go with your gut on who is able to do the best job to get the best return of your money. Don’t let the low price make you suffer from poor quality and have to rebuild your wall just a few years down the road.

Call Us Today! Our phone number is (615)-356-0139. You can also send us a message, and one of our representatives will get back to you within 24 hours.

Split Face Wall

Cost Effective + Versatile + Functional
Correcting Elevations, Over 5' • Garden Beds • Terracing • Drainage

Anchor Wall

The versatile and easy-to-use design of Diamond retaining wall systems has made them the preferred choice of contractors for decades. The Diamond 90 retaining wall blocks have the advantages of an easy-to-handle light weight and a beautifully distressed appearance.

Ridge Rock

Four Unique Units One Amazing Result. With each Messina unit having its unique appearance and characteristics it is amazing that each unit is also so similar. Each Messina unit covers one square foot of face with the placement of just one unit.

The RidgeRock II Retaining Wall System has the added advantages of smaller block size, lower costs, and easier installation. All of this with no compromise in structural stability, appearance or longevity.

Decorative Walls

Strong + Beautiful
Seating Wall • Garden Beds • Columns • Fire Pits • Correcting • Elevations 5' And Under Drainage


Gravity retaining walls up to 3-feet in height*, free-standing walls, outdoor kitchens, fireplaces, fire pits, benches and more... with Keystone Country Manor the design possibilities are almost endless. The most versatile wall system on the market, Country Manor combines the Old World charm of hand-laid stone wall with unsurpassed design versatility via its unique units (three finished sides) and use of Keystone's interlocking pin system.


Kodah freestanding, restaining, or garden walls provide a big, bold backdrop for your backyard. The large dimensions, subtle character, and clean lines of snapped limestone allow your time with family and friends to take center stage.

At Belvedere garden wall provides the rich textures of heavily stratified quarried stone and a weathered edge for a rustic silhouette. There's no more waiting around for it to look like it's been there forever - included at install!

The flexibility of Weston Stone is unmatched. Its natural stone appearance allows for a wide range of applications and design options. This double-sided wall is the ideal choice for garden walls, pillars, outdoor kitchens and planters.

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