Discover all of the ways railroad ties lend a raw, natural beauty to any landscape project. Ties can be used as functional elements or for decorative accents. Construct beautiful fences, corrals, chutes, steps, retaining walls, flower boxes, borders, and walkways with ties. Use them for construction applications instead of brick, cinderblock or synthetic materials. Ties can also be used in combination with other materials to create a variety of attractive textures and designs.