A pillow tossed on this boulder creates a powerful invitation to sit and enjoy the garden. Remove the pillow and the seating disappears into the stone retaining wall behind it.

Add a pillow and then it's a seat! by Margie Grace - Grace Design Associates~idea for rocks/steps on our back yard hill side

Rosemary Coldstream MSGD

The winning gardens in the Society of Garden Designers' annual competition have been unveiled.The Pocket Garden winner was Rosemary Coldstream for The River Garden, "a thoughtfully designed space offering an individual solution to an unusual location.

Not the walls, but steps similar to what I have drawn in plan view so far Check out retaining wall projects from exceptionalstone.com!

10 Stunning Landscape Ideas for a Sloped Yard - Page 2 of 11

Love the seating wall, set off with a fire-pit centred in the ground filled with hot ashes.. great on cool nights.....

Could do something like this too with the small hill in backyard. Love the seating wall, worried about a giant hole in the ground filled with hot ashes.

Banksia spinulosa 'Birthday Candles' - ‘Birthday Candles’ looks great in a garden bed with Acacia ‘Limelight’.

Gondwana Nursery: Banksia Birthday Candles & Acacia cognata dwarf at MIFGS 2011

How to build a walk way on sloped terrain.

Plan and build dry-laid natural stone steps and path, using flat flagstones for the treads and thicker blocks of matching stone for the risers.

Stacked rock slabs are perfect for slopes (Knob Hill Landscape Dr. Ryan)

Stacked rock slabs are perfect for slopes (Knob Hill Landscape Dr.

Woolly bush (Adenanthos sericea) - SHRUBS - a low maintenance Western Australian native, characterised by silky grey foliage. It offers a great contrast to regular foliage. This sun-loving shrub makes a wonderful screening plant ins warm temperate, semi-arid and Mediterranean climates (Jamie Durie).

Genus: Adenanthos Species: sericeus Common Name: Albany Woolly Bush or Silver Streak Flower Colour: Red Foliage Colour: Grey-Green .

Leucadendron 'Cloudbank Ginny' • Australian Native Plants Nursery • Plants • 800.701.6517

Leucadendron 'Cloudbank Ginny' part of the Proteaceae family with Red/yellow flowers flowering in Spring avaliable from Australian Native Plants located in Ventura, CA