Hostas are a topnotch groundcover for shady areas. Plant them on a tough-to-mow hillside to create a lovely, carefree garden bed. If you have a steep slope that water runs down so quickly the soil can't absorb moisture, try breaking up the hill with rock
Sedum with Hen & Chicks Planter. I really like this idea ~ succulent garden with a beach theme. Don’t be afraid to add other elements to your succulent container to give it the right feel for your garden.