Great success with planting a slope has to do with the types of plants you use. Here are some great tips, ideas and photos. For low maintenance, be sure to use drought tolerant plants!

Landscaping Steep Slopes

Great success with planting a slope has to do with the types of plants you use. Here are some great tips, ideas and photos. For low maintenance, be sure to use drought tolerant plants!

We made a feature of the garden’s slope, by designing three terraced levels of planting, with an open flight of steps running through it to the garden’s upper section. Description from juliantatlock.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

We made a feature of the garden’s slope, by designing three terraced levels of planting, with an open flight of steps running through it to the garden’s upper section. Description from juliantatlock.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

Aubrieta are excellent for steep banks - they suppress weeds, help stabilise the soil and are low maintenance.

Aubrieta are excellent for steep banks - they suppress weeds, help stabilise the soil and are low maintenance.

Hot, Dry Hillside garden. A how-to guide for designing planting. Here salvias, lavender and other perennials are mixed with annuals for colour.

Design tips for gardeners

Hot, Dry Hillside garden. A how-to guide for designing planting. Here salvias, lavender and other perennials are mixed with annuals for colour.

Simple Tips for Hillside Landscaping (http://blog.hgtv.com/design/2013/08/04/simple-tips-for-hillside-landscaping/?soc=pinterest)

Simple Tips for Hillside Landscaping

Simple Tips for Hillside Landscaping (http://blog.hgtv.com/design/2013/08/04/simple-tips-for-hillside-landscaping/?soc=pinterest)

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