Curved Front Yard Retaining Wall Planter

Ideas for using curved retaining walls to make landscaping planters

This lower view of the front yard landscape retaining wall gives a better idea of the actual height and shape of the wall and flower bed. At about twenty inches tall and the large distance of the hill, it's marginal that this slope even needs a retaining wall or terracing.

Still, it looks better, goes with the rest of the landscaping, and will help with the health of the plants. When watering on hillsides and slopes, terracing and creating level planting areas will help the water saturate deeper into the root zone before running off.

lower view of front yard landscape retaining wall

Return to Front yard circular driveway on a slope to see the rest of this design and more landscape retaining wall pictures.


Xeriscaping Plants In This Picture

  • Diascia (red)
  • Gold Lantana
  • Verbena (purple)
  • Chitalpa (small tree)
  • Red Tip Yucca - Hesperaloe

Of course being a desert southwest landscape design and home style, the plant choices are drought resistant xeriscape plants that work in our hot desert southwest weather.

You may also want to see landscaping on a slope or hillside for several more examples of retaining walls, planters, terracing, plans, and planting ideas from other professional designers.

 

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