Best Shade Plants For Erosion Control On Slopes

Juniper plants on a hillside

It can be hard enough finding suitable shade plants, and choosing the best plants for shady slopes is even harder. The plants need to be be sturdy enough to cling to a slope and also tolerate low light. They are out there, though, if you know where to look. Erosion control shade plants may be bushes, grasses or low groundcovers, and should be adaptable to the site conditions. Exposed areas of soil on slopes are prey to the effects of wind, water, and gravity. It’s important to protect such areas with plant material that will hold soil in place. Native plants for erosion control in shade have the advantage of already being adapted to the region. This makes them easy to grow and requiring minimal care. Decorating a hillside with plants will have the additional benefit of making the space more attractive. Determining the Best Plants for Shady Hillside Sites […]

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