Three-Season Border Garden Plan

We’ve made designing a three-season garden easy with this plan that offers tons of options.

This Three-Season Border Garden Plan features shrubs, perennials and grasses. It includes weigela, gas plant, monkshood, asters and candytuft, PLUS 2 recommended alternative plants for every plant in the original plan.

This Three-Season Border Garden Plan was originally published in Garden Gate magazine No. 78.


The Three-Season Border Garden Plan is a six-page, 3.9 MB pdf file. It includes:

  • The gardenscape painting shown above
  • Overhead plan view
  • Tips on taking care of your new garden
  • Three detailed plant lists with cold- and heat-tolerance zones
  • Shopping lists to take to the nursery
  • PLUS, a 2-page article, "Preparing Great Garden Beds"

Three Season Border Garden Plan

USDA zones 4-8
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