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Steep Dry Hillside Transformation With Vetiver Grass and Natural Stone

This South-facing hillside has a grade ranging from 55-65%. The soil is very friable, dry and has little perennial vegetative cover. The slope was formed when the lot was graded for the house site and has been steadily slipping, its edge creeping closer to the house with each passing year. This post details how we took it from dry, inaccessible and eroding to a vegetated, accessible and beautifully stabilized part of the property.

View from the bottom looking North – first batch of rocks have arrived for constructing the pathway that will create safe access to the bottom of the property.

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