If one big wall won't do, several low walls with level terraces between may be the right solution. Consider paving a level to create a patio and a comfy seating area. An inviting midslope patio is a great place to sit and survey the rest of your garden.
This free-form retaining wall posted by Garden Ideas Picture is so beautiful I can hardly stand it! I love how natural the boulders and pebbles look on the hill. And it’s awesome that plants can be mixed into the retaining wall area! - My Garden
my backyard is sooooo rocky~have to weed eat it to make it look good. Need a rock garden type landscaping, but don't want to spend a fortune. Hillside landscaping without having to spend your life savings on terracing. Step by step instructions.
The embankment slide is safer than tower slides with ladders. Scattered boulders, random dirt steps, rough terrain, and varied plantings add to the rich textures and varied experiences on Natural Playgrounds.