Welcome to our Planting documentation section. Here, you'll learn all about how to create a planting design using Planting F/X, from building your palette to placing and labeling plants, checking for errors, calculating plant quantities and placing schedules, turning your plan into a presentation, and customizing everything to do with planting.
Additional Planting Resources
We've broken down planting design into easily digestible categories, which we've outlined on this page. Each of the planting steps below includes links to documentation on the tools required for completing that step.
Get started using Planting F/X to enforce and even evolve your CAD standards.
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It's important to set up a new project for each new job you start. Get organized from the start!
Choose from more than 24,000 plants. Add plants you your Land F/X project, and assign data to your plant symbol blocks.
If you want, you can sketch out your planting design before you even build your palette. Our Concept Planting tool allows you to place plants as conceptual "design groups" of trees, shrubs, and groundcpvers. You can then transform your Concept Plants into actual plant varieties later. You can also use this tool to place seed, sod, and plant mixes.
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Place your plants in seconds with our easy-to-use plant placement tools.
Placing Plants: The Basics
Specialized Plant Placement Tools
Label your plants with completely customizable callout styles. Match your office standards for font and label styles.
With our editing tools, revisions are quick, easy, and intuitive. Be right 100% of the time!
Create a schedule in three clicks! Our Plant Schedule tool offers a wide assortment of customization options.
Need to present your design to a client? Dress up your planting plan using our powerful graphic and presentation tools.
Translate your 2D CAD designs into 3D SketchUp!