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
Rock gardens are fun, multi-dimensional spaces. The opportunity to populate the garden with diverse plants can create a fascinating show of color, texture and form. Check out our top 5 plant recommendations for rock gardens.