Retreat Garden Plan
This walled-in sideyard shows off traditional cottage garden ideas
with a Southwestern twist. It's an exuberant planting of perennials
and annuals that are well adapted to hot summers and dry soil.
And the colorful mix of flowers is especially attractive to hummingbirds.
Featured plants include dahlias, blue sage, columbine, crocosmia
and more great perennials and annuals
This Sunny Retreat Garden Plan was originally published in
Garden Gate magazine No. 36.
WHAT YOU GET
The Sunny Retreat Garden Plan is
a four-page, 460KB pdf file. It includes:
• The gardenscape painting shown above
• Overhead plan view
• Tips on taking care of your new garden
• Detailed plant list with cold- and heat-tolerance
• Planting plan blueprint
• Shopping list to take to the nursery
• PLUS, a 2-page article, "Preparing Great
USDA zones 4-8
must have Adobe Acrobat Reader Version 3.0 or newer installed on
your computer to be able to view and print these plans. If you don't
already have Reader, you can download a copy for free by clicking