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papachopa
a yard leveling nightmare

I have a yard tagat is so unlevel it is like walking up steps.The yard is on a basicly 9o degree angle. where do I start to level this thing. mowing seems to be a impossible task.

Timothy Miller
Re: a yard leveling nightmare

Howdy, consider making stepped contours like farmers do on steep hill sides. Have don this with a roto tiller. Or add ground cover that does not require maintenance.

kcb
Re: a yard leveling nightmare

A yard that steep will not be much good for entertaining or play, and mowing will be dangerous. I like Timothy's idea, step it up! Because the space on each step may be limited or hard for upkeep, might think about planting for low maintenance.

Tony
Re: a yard leveling nightmare

Have you thought about having a landscape contractor come in with a hi-lift or bobcat and re-contour the entire yard? You would end up with "land swells" instead of steps. Just a thought, hope it helps.

Calcats ;)

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