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Garden Plans: Dry Gardens (Using Irrigation and Aquaponics)

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Below are garden plans for dry gardens. After you review the examples below, enjoy hundreds more garden plans with the Almanac Garden Planner here.

The Dry Garden Plan is for gardeners who wish to use irrigation and aquaponics. These plans may be especially useful for those who live in a drought-sensitive area or a desert climate—or, simply wish to be "water-wise."

1. Dry Garden Plan: Traditional Rows

Garden Size:  12' 11" x 10' 11"
Garden Location: Chicago area
Garden Type:  Backyard / back garden
Garden Layout: Traditional Rows
Sun or Shade:  Sunny
Garden Soil Type:  Good soil


See plant list and more details about this garden here.

2. Dry Garden Plan: Raised Bed

Garden Size:  25' 0" x 39' 11"
Garden Location: Missouri
Garden Type:  Aquaponic Garden
Garden Layout:  Raised Beds


See plant lists and more details about this garden here.

3. Dry Garden Plan: Traditional Rows

Garden Size:  50' 0" x 20' 11"
Garden Location:  Burleson, TX
Garden Type:  Backyard / back garden
Garden Layout:  Traditional layout - rows etc
Sun or Shade:  Sunny
Garden Soil Type:  Light / Sandy soil

See full plant list and more details about this garden here.

4. Dry Garden Plan: Square-Foot

Garden Size:  5' 11" x 25' 0"
Garden Location:  Atlanta, GA
Garden Type:  Home garden
Garden Layout:  Square Foot Garden
Sun or Shade:  Partial Shade
Garden Soil Type:  Good soil

See full plant list and more details about this garden here.

5. Dry Garden Plan: Desert Southwest

Garden Size:  39' 11" x 14' 11"
Garden Location:  El Paso
Garden Type:  Backyard / home garden
Garden Layout:  Raised Beds
Sun or Shade:  Sunny

See full plant list and more details about this garden here.

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We have highlighted sample plans here, however, you can find hundreds of free garden plans using our Almanac Garden Planner tool—which will customize your planting and harvesting dates! Try a 30-day free trial of the Almanac Garden Planner here.

 

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