Terrace Garden Landscaping. Terracing or leveling a sloping garden adds interest and creates workable space, allowing planting at different levels, maybe flower borders and a patio on the top terrace and a vegetable patch lower down the slope, with a herb garden near the kitchen. When life hands you short steep slopes throughout your backyard, you use them to create a fun path through the gardens.
The combinations are endless once the slope has been leveled. See more ideas about Beautiful gardens, Terraced landscaping, Outdoor gardens. Steep slopes backing up to the farmhouse were modified to accommodate terraces, gardens, and paths that link different areas of the property.
Bear in mind that terracing a sloping garden in its entirety will be expensive – taking away or adding soil in large quantities, and building retaining walls is costly.
They help the gardener maximize usable space and prevent excessive runoff.
When life hands you short steep slopes throughout your backyard, you use them to create a fun path through the gardens. The heavy use of mulch helps to keep the gardens in place and create a wonderful color palette. Hillside terrace gardens are an attractive addition to the landscape and can be planted with a variety of evergreen creeping shrubs, perennials or annuals.