You will need
- Wooden pegs
- Cuttings of willow, physocarpus, Fieldfare or other shrubs with well-developed root system
- Grass seeds
If you are not able to immediately carry out large-scale construction works, arrange on the slope of the ravineand lawn. The turf is excellent strengthens the slopes. The ground under the grass should be slightly loosened and seed. Deep digging is not necessary, you need to the seeds are not washed away by rain, and that the slope is not destroyed any time.
You can plant shrubs with extensive root system. If the ravine is located on a Sunny place, Saskatoon, snowberry. On the shaded side will catch a Fieldfare and physocarpus.
The deep ravine can be issued under the terrace. Mark the slope of the ravineand starting from the bottom. Every meter of the height, draw a horizontal line. The lines at regular intervals hammer the wooden stakes so that they were slightly at an angle to the slope of the ravine. Route the Board. Better to put them on edge so they rest on the pegs. For pegs and boards must ensure that they are not rotted and time to change. Sit on the terrace willow or sea buckthorn. Pegs for terraces can also be made from thicker willow branches. If the ravine is deep and constantly flaking, but is in full sun, can be planted on terraces of a few elms.
You can go the other way, turning the disadvantage of a suburban area in the dignity. The slope of the ravineand it is possible to enhance a beautiful retaining wall made of artificial or natural stone. You can arrange a rock garden. The combination of stones and flowers, patios with benches and the climbing frame will give your country site originality.
You can use geogrid. They are made of a special plastic or rubber. If you found them, spread them out on the slope, fill with earth and plant grass.
In the seed store please note if there are special mixtures for strengthening of slopes.