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PLAN #1040-118

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Plan Description

Although dry, sunny sites can be challenging, it's possible to enjoy a lush, colorful garden even in areas of your yard with fast-draining, sandy soil and full-sun exposure. Place this three-pronged bed anywhere in your landscape that gets the full force of the sun. The garden will be sure to thrive, since the designer takes special care to select water-thrifty plants. Once these water-wise perennials become established, you'll expend very little effort keeping them watered. Keep in mind, however, that even drought-tolerant perennials need to be well watered during the first year after planting. And during periods of extreme heat or prolonged drought, you'll probably need to water a bit more than usual. This colorful garden is divided into three planting areas by two shredded-mulch paths. A wooden arbor over one path adds structure, provides a visual anchor and creates interesting shadows as the sun passes overhead. Moss rocks create a second, stronger visual anchor and furnish a backdrop for the surrounding plants. The ornamental grasses and yuccas add height and a sense of balance to the composition. Not all flowers need even moisture and rich soil to perform well. This design features a beautiful array of perennials that bloom prolifically in poor soil and drought conditions.

Floor Plans

Floor Plan - Main Floor Plan
Floor Plan - Main Floor Plan

Full Specs & Features

What's Included In This Plan Set

Susan A Roth

All plans are drawn at ¼” scale or larger and include :

  • Foundation Plan: Drawn to 1/4" scale, this page shows all necessary notations and dimensions including support columns, walls and excavated and unexcavated areas.
  • Exterior Elevations: A blueprint picture of all four sides showing exterior materials and measurements.
  • Floor Plan(s): Detailed plans, drawn to 1/4" scale for each level showing room dimensions, wall partitions, windows, etc. as well as the location of electrical outlets and switches.
  • Cross Section: A vertical cutaway view of the house from roof to foundation showing details of framing, construction, flooring and roofing.
  • Interior Elevations: Detailed drawings of kitchen cabinet elevations and other elements as required.
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Plan Set
5 Copy Set :
5 printed plan sets mailed to you.
8 Copy Set :
8 printed plan sets mailed to you.
PDF Set :
PDF plan sets are best for fast electronic delivery and inexpensive local printing.
Reproducible Set :
For making minor changes to your house plans and inexpensive local printing. 1 printed set on Vellum or Bond paper.
Single Set :
One printed set for bidding purposes only. Not a legal building set for construction.
Additional Options
Additional Construction Sets :
Additional hard copies of the plan (can be ordered at the time of purchase and within 90 days of the purchase date).
Mirror Reversed Sets :
Additional hard copies of the plan (can be ordered at the time of purchase and within 90 days of the purchase date).