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The different elevations are solved with stone stairs and stucco and steel retaining walls. Boulders and plantings all play together in this front entry scene.
Where is this taking me? Would be cute for a yard if you lived with a wood line behind the house, then just make the stepping stones in the ground.. Take some packets of the wild flower varieties and sprinkle all around, and lead it towards the wood line! That would be so pretty!
How to Build a Rain Garden in Your Yard. It's a beautiful flower bed—and a reservoir for yard and roof runoff. Nurture the land in your yard and protect the environment by channeling rain water and runoff from gutters into a rain garden planted with deep-rooted, colorful native plants. By the DIY experts of The Family Handyman Magazine.