How do you keep the slope from washing away when it rains? We lose soil everytime it rains. Is this a clay, gumbo, or what type of soil?
We're blessed with well draining sandy loam on this site, we lose the mulch from time to time, but not usually the soil.
groundcover is a great way to hold the soil in place. The shallow roots take
Look on left in front of house
Make a berm at the back of the lot and the dogs can have a run area on the back side and there could be lots of trees, bushes and other plantings on the front side
like pathway of grass with gardens on both sides
Like the curves, and how there is no wall...just a walking path
Here, a wide band of lawn turns this side yard into a pleasant journey, connecting two shade gardens for a finished composition. The vast proportion of the grassy swath makes it a winning solution. Rather than limiting the path to something barely wide enough to accommodate the lawn mower, this area