A berm is a low, artificially made mound of earth which adds height and depth to a flat landscape. It is often also used in rock gardens, landscaped with rocks and plants.
There are a lot of uses for berm. You can use it at your home to help landscape your own yard and garden. For people that like rock gardens you can use the berm to add height and depth that you like to make your rock gardens look beautiful. If you aren't sure of how to do it, you can always hire someone to landscape your yard and make a rock garden. They will do all the work and you will enjoy it afterwards.
The Basic Berm
Berms are among the oldest constructions made by man and have been used for centuries to contain areas. A basic berm is created by simply molding soil and is almost always found in close proximity to a trench or another dug out area. The gently sloping berm helps to prevent erosion.