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Landscape the Slope Above Retaining Wall

We have a slight slope above a retaining wall in our backyard. Right now, we have different bushes planted with small gravel. The gravel will not stay! What can we do to make it look beautiful? We love the bushes, but the gravel looks awful.
Submitted by seraphou



Thanks for writing. You might consider swapping out the gravel with groundcovers to help hold the ground. There should be a good variety from which you can choose. See a selection here!


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I had a similar problem. I'm not a fan of gravel either so I removed the gravel and planted Alyssum. I'm all smiles now. Good luck
Submitted by volcraze