41+ Terracing A Sloped Backyard Pictures. Terracing or leveling a sloping garden adds interest and creates workable space, allowing planting at different levels, maybe flower borders and a patio on the top terrace and a vegetable patch lower down the slope, with a herb garden near the kitchen. If your yard has a natural hillside, this slope can direct rainfall into your home's foundation, causing severe damage over time.
If the slope of your garden is too steep for just one terrace, you to level a sloping garden, you'll need to dig shallow trenches, put in wood or stone terrace walls, then. The combinations are endless once the slope has. Not only can it build additional terraces if necessary.
If you have a sloping property chances are you have to deal with it in some way.
To make it level 12 feet from the house, i need to go down 18 inches. We need to fence our backyard and the right sight is sloped, rendering it useless. The backyard would be more of a challenge because the developer had used a bulldozer to scrape the building site out of a steep hill of chert. I like to level a 24'wx12'd area.