Want to add some color to sloping front yard, ideas?

q want to add some color to front yard but it slopes ideas
Yard slopes.
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  • Trudi Trudi on Mar 26, 2018
    You could put a small flower boarder along the walk way. Also looks like you have a ring around the tree, could fill that in with flowers.
    • Beverly Beverly on Mar 26, 2018
      Thought about a colorful birdbath front center of bushes with a small planter of bluebonets on each side
  • Nancy Turner Nancy Turner on Mar 26, 2018
    All you need to do is border wherever you want to put in flowers so that it is level, perhaps by adding another layer of whatever you use to the lower part to bring it level. Actually that slope isn't too bad, it should not take much to level areas. My sons home is on a south/north hill and a west east hill. It has three tiers, the first one has the house on it and a third of the back yard and two more in back. The hills are probably forty five degree slopes and next to impossible to plant on without a lot of engineering. Yours should be simple to do with just raising the level with stone, ties, whatever will be your choice to make the beds the most appealing to you. I would start with along the sidewalk, around the tree and perhaps along side of the garage and go from there.
    • Beverly Beverly on Mar 26, 2018
      Thanks, thought about a colorful birdbath with a small bucket of bluebonets on either side
  • Trudi Trudi on Mar 26, 2018
    That sounds good, see you have ideas, get brave, go for it. The post pictures.
  • Joy Peters Kurtz Joy Peters Kurtz on Mar 28, 2018

    you can get larger rocks and make a border just below the tree. put flowers below it, so they get sun, and show up nice against the rocks.
  • Chubby58 Chubby58 on Mar 28, 2018
    I would get rid of the hedge in front of your window. It blocks your beautiful house. Try some low growing shrub such as hilleri holly. Plant some hosta around your tree, staggering them. You could also put some purple fountain grass right down your property line. Space then about 2’ apart as they will grow large and spread out at the top.

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