A deck at the top of this sloping backyard transformed the space into an inviting destination for taking in the view. The rear edge of the 15- by 24-foot deck notches into the hill. A low retaining wall holds the uphill section in place and doubles as another bench seat.
Pam Reddoch, an avid West Knoxville gardener and hiker, has landscaped the back of her hillside yard with tiered decks water features. Stone steps and paths meander around the slope and through the plants.
I wish I had known about these years ago! My porch would have been so much nicer. Vifah Deck Squares Turn boring cement into a beautiful wood-look deck that won’t rot, splinter or split. Can get at ikea.