4.13.18 VEGETABLE GARDENS
a. Gardens shall be located a minimum of 5 feet from the house foundation and 10 feet from any property line. GARDENS MUST BE IN REAR YARDS.
b. Gardens shall not be located where lot drainage patterns would be impaired.
c. The maximum garden size allowed is 200 square feet.
d. Raised planters or garden boxes are acceptable but must minimize visual impact. Muted, earth-tone colors are required. Refer to Section 2.11 for the definition of “Visual Impact”. Additional screening may be required at the discretion of the modifications committee.
e. Plants may not exceed 4 feet tall or the height of an adjacent wall or fence, whichever is greater. Dead plant material must be removed or mulched into the soil at the end of the growing season.
f. Greater flexibility may be given where gardens are located within fully wood fenced yards.
g. A garden should be automatically irrigated on its own drip zone for water efficiency.
h. Smaller garden fencing around a specified area will be allowed, and be lower than the interior wood fence or the view fence. Fencing shall be 5 feet from the home; if fencing is less than 5 feet from the home, it will be required to be painted the body color of the home to minimize visual impact. Fencing material will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis.