Easy Solutions For Landscaping Sloping Gardens

Sloping garden with steps and flower beds

Sloping gardens can be beautiful. But they can also be a challenge when it comes to landscaping. You want to make the most of your space, but certain landscaping ideas may not work for your garden. 

However, with every challenge comes plenty of opportunities and, thankfully, there are many easy solutions for sloping gardens. Let’s explore a few.

A terrace with three levels

This will allow you to make the most of your space while injecting structure and order into your garden. Groups of three are aesthetically appealing, but how many levels you choose to have will depend on your garden.

Build steps into a sloped flower bed

When thinking about easy solutions for sloping gardens, access is key. You want to be able to move around your garden with ease. To make your garden easier to navigate and more inviting, you could add steps to a sloped flower bed. While this doesn’t make it accessible for everyone, steps definitely open up a garden and give it a little more visual structure.

Use steps to display different plants

If you opt for larger steps, you could also use them to display pots of plants and flowers. Experiment with different styles and colours of pots to get the look you want.

Build a patio seating area

One of the best things about a sloping garden is that the extra bit of height makes for a great view. With that in mind, you’ll want to add seating at the very highest level. A patio seating area overlooking your garden will be the best vantage point to enjoy the wonderful views of your garden.

Include water features that run across different levels

Water features work really well to add a bit of movement and connect the different levels of your garden. They are a playful way to use the different layers of your garden all at once and also help to add relaxing sounds to your outdoor space.

Use wildflowers and plants

The best way to make the most of a sloping garden is to embrace it. Rather than seeing it as a problem that needs solutions, it can be seen as a quirk that makes your garden feel natural and rustic. Emphasise these qualities by adding wildflowers and wild plants to showcase the natural beauty of your garden. Out of all our easy solutions for sloping gardens, this one is perhaps the easiest.

If you’re looking for some further landscaping inspiration for your sloped garden, please feel free to get in touch with us to see how we can help.

Posted on December 10th 2019

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