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Drivable Grass



We will be at the HNA in Louisville, KY as well as the ASLA in Los Angeles, CA this week.

Come see our Plantable concrete systems® in action!


If you are a homeowner that has Verdura®, Drivable Grass® or Drivable Turf® installed at your house, or a contractor that installed it, we would love to hear from you!

Send us pictures and a short description of your project and you will be entered into our 1st ever photo contest! We will select a monthly winner.

The October winner will be announced Wednesday, November 1 and the project will be published on our website!

Winner will receive a $100 Amazon gift card!

Click here to send your entries

Soil Retention

Founded in 1987, Soil Retention has been green before green was in.  Soil Retention manufactures and distributes a full line of Plantable concrete systems®:

Drivable Grass® is a permeable, flexible and plantable concrete pavement system that is environmentally friendly and a beautiful alternative to poured concrete and asphalt.  Applications for Drivable Grass® include driveways, parking areas, fire lanes, pathways, access roads, green roofs, RV and boat storage, golf card paths, drainage channels and more.

Verdura® is a fully plantable retaining wall block system.  Applications for Verdura® include garden walls, borders, tiered walls, channel walls, detention basin walls, screen walls, sound walls and more.

Loffelstein retaining wall blocks are available upon request.

Enviroflex® – a tapered interlocking articulating concrete block (ACB) revetment system for erosion control.  Applications include channel lining, culvert outlets, low water stream crossings and more.

Soil Retention is a family owned and operated company with the corporate office located in Carlsbad, California.