Leveling soil - Knowledgebase Question

somerville, Ma
Question by zhenya5
March 21, 2009
Hello I have a house on a hill and would like to level my backyard. What would you recommend I do to prevent the lawn from slipping downwards. thanks

Answer from NGA
March 21, 2009


The best erosion control is planting things with fibrous root systems. Depending upon the degree of the slope, a healthy lawn may be all you need. Or, you might need to install a concrete retaining wall or terrace the yard. A professional landscaper can offer on site advice. Best wishes with your landscape!

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