Garden Plans > 2013: Pathways Front Yard



About this Garden Plan

Zone was 5b near 5a. But recent change now 6a/5b. Most of this plan has not been done yet. Except around the mailbox, in front of the arbor on the left, and the roses, russian sage and Karl Foerster grass along North perimeter. Also have rock garden NE corner. Need to do the hardscaping then can put in the asparagus and such along the walk.

Plan Type, Soil and Location

Garden Location: Peoria IL 61604
Garden Size: 92' 11" x 52' 5"
Garden Type: Frontyard / front garden
Garden Layout: Container / Patio garden
Sun or Shade: Sunny
Garden Soil Type: Heavy / Clay soil

Plan Notes

Garden Plan

Plant List

 PlantNumberPlants per Square FootNotes
Alyssum 669 
Artichoke (Globe)
 Opera (F1)
11 
Artichoke (Globe)
 Opera
11 
Artichoke (Globe) 41 
Asparagus 461 
Basil 394 
Bay 10 
Beans (Pole) 70 
Blueberry
 Top Hat
10 
Cabbage (Fall Red) 21 
Cabbage (Fall) 31 
Cabbage (Spring Red) 31 
Cabbage (Spring) 21 
Cabbage (Summer Red) 11 
Cabbage (Summer) 11 
Calendula 190companions: Spring salad vegetables, peas, carrots, cucumbers.
Catnip 31 
Chamomile 114 
Chives 7516 
Chives (Garlic) 50 
Cilantro 10 
Comfrey 230 
Cornflower 114 
Cosmos 94 
Cotton 30 
Cress 260 
Crimson Clover 5616 
Dill 84 
Echinacea 124 
Fennel (Herb) 134 
Fenugreek 1049 
Feverfew 31 
Flower
 Golden Showers Climbing Rose
54 
Flower 34 
Flower
 Oriental Poppies
40 
Flower
 Spring crocus
00 
Flower
 Spring Bulbs
420Naturalized crocus, grape hyacinth, and tulips
Flower
 Clematis Niobe
104 
Flower 24 
Flower 494 
Flower
 Viola Johnny Jump-ups
30 
Flower
 Allium Giganteum
00 
Fruit (Bush)
 Elderberry
30 
Fruit (Dwarf Tree)
 Kaffir Lime
10 
Fruit (Dwarf Tree)
 Improved Meyer Lemon
10 
Fruit (Dwarf Tree)
 Espalier Pear or Apple
20 
Grape Vine 30 
Hairy Vetch
 Baptisia false indigo
00 
Herb
 Rue, Herb O'Grace
11 
Herb
 Chervil
11 
Herb
 Cumin
11 
Herb
 Milk Thistle
11 
Kale
 Lacinato (Dinosaur)
21 
Lavender 231 
Lavender
 Phenomenal
180http://www.greatgardenplants.com/index.php?fa=PAGE.view&pageId=1341
Leek 559 
Lemon Balm 41 
Lemon Verbena 21Keep in pot and overwinter in garage.
Lovage 31 
Marigold 74 
Marjoram 71 
Mint
 Catmint Nepeta
20 
Mint 31 
Mint
 Agastache
20 
Monarda 771 
Nasturtium 34 
Oregano 111 
Other (Large)
 Double Knock Out Rose
70 
Other (Large)
 Crimson pygmy berberi
10 
Other (Large)
 Compact Forsythia
20 
Other (Large)
 Variegated Redtwig Dogwood
30 
Other (Large)
 Little Lime Hydrangea
10 
Other (Large)
 Golden Mophead Falsecypress
70 
Other (Large)
 Blue Spruce Birdsnest
20 
Other (Large)
 Boxwood
80 
Other (Medium)
 Lemongrass
20 
Other (Perennial)
 Creeping phlox
00 
Other (Perennial)
 Elephant ear
10 
Other (Perennial)
 Blue Fescue
240 
Other (Perennial)
 Catmint Nepeta Walker's Low
60 
Other (Perennial)
 Spiderwort
00 
Other (Perennial)
 Juniper Blue Creeper
30 
Other (Perennial)
 Golden variegated Hakone grass
20 
Other (Perennial)
 Stachy's Byzantina Big Ears
70 
Other (Perennial)
 Artemesia brocade
00 
Other (Perennial)
 Ajuga Reptans "Choc Chip"
170 
Other (Perennial)
 Artemesia silver mound
30 
Other (Perennial)
 Baby's Breath
30 
Other (Perennial)
 Autumn Joy Sedum
50 
Other (Small)
 Dragonsblood Sedum
130 
Other (Small)
 Candytuft
10 
Other (Small)
 Sempivereum Hens n Chicks
80 
Other (Small)
 Isotoma fluviatilis
10http://www.greatgardenplants.com/index.php?fa=PAGE.view&pageId=631#thumb
Parsley 324 
Phacelia 94 
Poached Egg Plant 4016 
Raspberry
 Blackhawk
30 
Raspberry 40 
Rosemary 51 
Sage
 Salvia May Knight
30 
Sage
 Russian Sage-Little Spire
150 
Sage 31 
Scarlet Sage
 May Night Salvia
00 
Scarlet Sage 54 
Sorrel 51 
Stevia 84 
Sweet Potato
 Orange, Purple, White
281 
Sweet Potato
 Marguerite Ornamental
30 
Tarragon 41 
Thyme 191 
Tree (Large)
 Colorado Blue Spruce
10 
Tree (Large)
 Weeping Willow
10 
Tree (Small)
 Purple smoke bush
10 
Tree (Small)
 Sumac Tiger Eyes
10 
Tree (Small)
 Dwarf Alberta Spruce
20 
Tree (Small)
 Black Lace Elderberry
30 
Tree (Small)
 Mugo Pine
10 
Tree (Small)
 Emperor Jap Maple
10 
Valerian 51 
Winter Peas 59 
Zinnia 21 

Recommended Planting Times for this Location

Plant List key
 PlantJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Alyssum
Artichoke (Globe)
 Opera (F1)
Artichoke (Globe)
 Opera
Artichoke (Globe)
Asparagus
Basil
Bay
Beans (Pole)
Blueberry
 Top Hat
Cabbage (Fall Red)
Cabbage (Fall)
Cabbage (Spring Red)
Cabbage (Spring)
Cabbage (Summer Red)
Cabbage (Summer)
Calendula
Catnip
Chamomile
Chives
Chives (Garlic)
Cilantro
Comfrey
Cornflower
Cosmos
Cotton
Cress
Crimson Clover
Dill
Echinacea
Fennel (Herb)
Fenugreek
Feverfew
Flower
 Golden Showers Climbing Rose
Flower
Flower
 Oriental Poppies
Flower
 Spring crocus
Flower
 Spring Bulbs
Flower
 Clematis Niobe
Flower
Flower
Flower
 Viola Johnny Jump-ups
Flower
 Allium Giganteum
Fruit (Bush)
 Elderberry
Fruit (Dwarf Tree)
 Kaffir Lime
Fruit (Dwarf Tree)
 Improved Meyer Lemon
Fruit (Dwarf Tree)
 Espalier Pear or Apple
Grape Vine
Hairy Vetch
 Baptisia false indigo
Herb
 Rue, Herb O'Grace
Herb
 Chervil
Herb
 Cumin
Herb
 Milk Thistle
Kale
 Lacinato (Dinosaur)
Lavender
Lavender
 Phenomenal
Leek
Lemon Balm
Lemon Verbena
Lovage
Marigold
Marjoram
Mint
 Catmint Nepeta
Mint
Mint
 Agastache
Monarda
Nasturtium
Oregano
Other (Large)
 Double Knock Out Rose
Other (Large)
 Crimson pygmy berberi
Other (Large)
 Compact Forsythia
Other (Large)
 Variegated Redtwig Dogwood
Other (Large)
 Little Lime Hydrangea
Other (Large)
 Golden Mophead Falsecypress
Other (Large)
 Blue Spruce Birdsnest
Other (Large)
 Boxwood
Other (Medium)
 Lemongrass
Other (Perennial)
 Creeping phlox
Other (Perennial)
 Elephant ear
Other (Perennial)
 Blue Fescue
Other (Perennial)
 Catmint Nepeta Walker's Low
Other (Perennial)
 Spiderwort
Other (Perennial)
 Juniper Blue Creeper
Other (Perennial)
 Golden variegated Hakone grass
Other (Perennial)
 Stachy's Byzantina Big Ears
Other (Perennial)
 Artemesia brocade
Other (Perennial)
 Ajuga Reptans "Choc Chip"
Other (Perennial)
 Artemesia silver mound
Other (Perennial)
 Baby's Breath
Other (Perennial)
 Autumn Joy Sedum
Other (Small)
 Dragonsblood Sedum
Other (Small)
 Candytuft
Other (Small)
 Sempivereum Hens n Chicks
Other (Small)
 Isotoma fluviatilis
Parsley
Phacelia
Poached Egg Plant
Raspberry
 Blackhawk
Raspberry
Rosemary
Sage
 Salvia May Knight
Sage
 Russian Sage-Little Spire
Sage
Scarlet Sage
 May Night Salvia
Scarlet Sage
Sorrel
Stevia
Sweet Potato
 Orange, Purple, White
Sweet Potato
 Marguerite Ornamental
Tarragon
Thyme
Tree (Large)
 Colorado Blue Spruce
Tree (Large)
 Weeping Willow
Tree (Small)
 Purple smoke bush
Tree (Small)
 Sumac Tiger Eyes
Tree (Small)
 Dwarf Alberta Spruce
Tree (Small)
 Black Lace Elderberry
Tree (Small)
 Mugo Pine
Tree (Small)
 Emperor Jap Maple
Valerian
Winter Peas
Zinnia