Steep backyard

Turn your steep backyard into a stunning outdoor oasis with these top ideas. Create a functional and breathtaking space that you and your family will love to spend time in.
stabilizing slopes with pallets Garden Design, Haus, Tuin, Jardim, Garten, Backyard, House Landscape, Borders, Terrazzo

We’ve used a large range of techniques to stablise our steep slope, you can read about some of them here, here and here. Yet another way we’ve used recycled materials to keep our slope from sliding down the hill is using timber pallets. We salvage these for free from the side of the road, building sites and warehouses. They’re treated with heat, so are chemical free – this means they’ll break down sooner rather than later, but before they do, you can use them in *countless* ways. If you’re…

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NATALIE EVANS

A sloping garden can be a challenging landscape problem for any homeowner. Not only can it sometimes be an eyesore, but it also frequently leads to problems with soil erosion and flooding. Fortunately, through the simple process of...

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Karen Davey
Steep Gardens, Sloped Backyard Landscaping, Terraced Landscaping, Landscaping A Slope, Landscape Stairs, Landscape Steps, Hillside Garden, Landscape Gardening, Sloped Backyard

Landscaping a sloped site can provide quite a challenge. It is rare when designing a scheme that you are presented with a perfectly flat site; and why would you want a flat site? The demands of a sloping terrain can often lead to innovative landscaping ideas and beautiful designs. A sloped site gives you the opportunity to create views, different zones and areas, and sometimes, have some fun! How you respond to a steep, hillside or sloping site will depend on numerous factors, budget…

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Megan Howell