Sloped Landscaping Ideas
Take a totally flat yard and give it some depth, character and movement. This can be done by creating a sloped area in your landscape. A slope can actually be designed for a flat yard and, when finished, look as if it has always been there. There are some sloped landscaping ideas. One example of sloped landscaping ideas is opt the right plant. Drainage and sun tolerance plays a large role in your plant choices for landscaping a sloped backyard. Creating a rock garden with moderately sized rocks can help frame your plants and stabilize the slope at the same time. Low ground cover plants such as phlox will bloom once a year, adding splashes of color to the hillside. Foliage plants such as ornamental grasses or ivy provide low-growth ground cover to help retain soil as well. Use a few larger anchor shrubs to tie your sloped garden with the remainder of your yard. Plants and shrubs should have deep roots to encourage healthy growth on a slope.