Add usable space to your yard. Here a troublesome slope was turned into a deck. The deck was carved into the hillside and surrounded by a retaining wall. Same principle to build nice size pool with deck area.
The dry streambed of river rocks that seems to flow from one lawn-pond to the other in the upper, contemplative area of this small suburban backyard east of Seattle. Japanese Forest grass is so pretty.
Low-Maintenance Landscape, rear of yard near fire pit. a white pine dominates against a wooden fence.A globe blue spruce bridges the divide between path and trees behind it. Pulmonaria and ferns offer hardy growth patterns with little TLC.