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Drawing program

Discussion in 'Landscape Maintenance' started by C.T. Lawn Care, Oct 22, 2010.

  1. C.T. Lawn Care

    C.T. Lawn Care LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 252

    I am looking for a program to help with our annual flower installation. I need to be able to draw what the bed looks like with dementions and then be able to show where the different plants are to go and how many. Any ideas? I know there is CAD out there but i was kinda looking for something a little cheaper maybe.

  2. White Gardens

    White Gardens LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,776

    Don't go cheap.

    I bought landscape Pro from Drafix a few years ago and it's paid for itself. I think it's designed over 60K in landscaping for me.

    Here's an example....


    The cheaper the program the worse the final results will be.
  3. C.T. Lawn Care

    C.T. Lawn Care LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 252

    all i am looking for is something to make a scetch for my flower install crews to look at when they are planting the flowers. like a blue print scetch.
  4. RAlmaroad

    RAlmaroad LawnSite Silver Member
    from SC
    Messages: 2,239

    Corel Draw works for me. Not in-expensive and IF you can get an older copy of Corel Draw5--is as powerful as you would ever need. Do a search or check E-Bay.

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