See more project details for Pacific Palisades overlooking Riviera Golf Course - New Landscape (Bennett) by Stout Landscape Design-Build including photos, cost and more. More on the "rough" beach type landscape.
Keep the garden vertical. That's why it's good to look for shrubs and trees that max out interest as they grow up, not out. Try dwarf varieties for a small backyard, as well as more columnar evergreens (bonus—they boost wintertime interest, too).
Great success with planting a slope has to do with the types of plants you use. Here are some great tips, ideas and photos. For low maintenance, be sure to use drought tolerant plants! (Patio Step To Lawn)
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This really works – we did it for our raised beds and regular garden, no weeds for two years! The newspaper will prevent any grass and weed seeds from germinating, but unlike fabric, it will decompose after about 18 months.
I like how the bushes and trees cover the fence. Don't like statues Good example of privacy planting, with trio of evergreens at the corner flanked by two faster growing crepe myrtles that frame the ornamental pots.