Bold Ideas for a Steeply Sloping Garden
Don't let hilly terrain go to waste.
A terraced hillside containing vineyards, fruit trees and vegetable gardens. Cheryl Ramalho / Getty Images
A steeply sloping garden can seem like a major challenge. But it can be an opportunity too. Careful planting – with both shallow-rooted and deep-rooted plants – can help stabilize a slope and prevent excessive runoff and erosion.