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Newsletter Archive Wednesday, January 18 2017

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New Year, New Job!

University News Tuesday, December 13 2016
Did you know I got my first job after receiving my B.L.A. – a landscape architectural internship – by applying for interviews around my hometown during a February reading week? February is not too soon! This is exactly the time that employers start thinking about…

Monique Anderson – Anderson Land Planning, Sitka, AK

Case Studies
At the very least, Monique Anderson must be one of very few landscape architects who have had a truly "floating…

IA Show Las Vegas - 2016


Wednesday, 07 December 2016

Thursday, 08 December 2016


Booth #315 We'll be at the Irrigation Association (IA) show in Las Vegas this Wednesday and Thursday (December 7 and 8). Stop by and check out our booth!   We'll also be teaching some classes about the benefits of CAD-based irrigation design. IA has approved…

Catch Us At The IA Show In Las Vegas + Important Holiday Messages

Newsletter Archive Monday, December 05 2016

New Toro 300 Series Rotors

Quick Trick - Automatic Save settings

AutoCAD 2011 & 2012 support ending soon

F/X CAD 2017 sale

November Summer Haze

University News Monday, December 05 2016
For those students in the Southern Hemisphere who are preparing for hot summer temperatures this time of year, you should also be preparing for your very own summer academic license shut-down! This only applies to schools in Australia and New Zealand, as well as some…

2016 Photo Contest Winners

News Thursday, December 01 2016
We are pleased to announce the winners of the 2016 Land F/X Photo Contest We were so blown away by the quality of images submitted this year! For one of the first times we received more images than we could use. All of the clients…

Now Featuring Madrax Bike Racks

Site Manufacturer News Monday, November 21 2016
Looking to spruce up your design with some fun and functional bike parking options? Check out the wide selection of Madrax bike racks, which we've recently added to our site amenities library as 2D CAD blocks and 3D SketchUp symbols. These racks come in a…

Nancy Knapp – Weeds Garden & Interior Design

Case Studies
The Great Recession literally turned Nancy Knapp’s career inside out. After her career in luxury interior design hit a snag,…

2016 Tour Wrap-Up

University News Friday, November 04 2016
October was a wild month! It was amazing to meet and talk to all the students at the eight Landscape Architecture university departments from the tour this year. We also met many students at the ASLA Expo and received a lot of great feedback. As…

Back At It Again with the Land F/X University Tour!

University News Wednesday, September 21 2016
With October comes the much-anticipated Land F/X University Tour! We're looking forward to another great year, with eight landscape architecture departments confirmed and ready. Is yours on the list?   This year, Amanda Berry will be touring around the USA to show students what the…

London Landscape Show - 2016


Tuesday, 13 September 2016

Wednesday, 14 September 2016



The Academic License is back up!

University News Wednesday, August 24 2016
Summer is almost over, and many of our academic users have already started up the 2016–17 academic year. With that comes a friendly reminder that a new year means a new Support ID. You won't be able to use the Support ID you received last…

ASLA After-Party Hosted by Land F/X


Saturday, 22 October 2016

Our annual after-party has become an ASLA fixture, and this year's Haunted Mansion soirée will be no exception. This year, we’ll whoop it up N'awlins style at Bourbon Vieux, an iconic venue in a historic French Quarter building. We can't wait to party in such…

ASLA - New Orleans - 2016


Friday, 21 October 2016

ASLA Website

We are very excited about the ASLA expo this year. Being that it's held in New Orleans we're going to get our booth together to match! As usual we will host an epic after-party. Details to follow. Please join us!

Summer Learning and It Feels so Good!

University News Thursday, July 14 2016


Academic licenses may be shut down over the summer for those not taking summer courses, but that doesn't mean you can't use the time to educate yourself on Land F/X and landscape design. Why not take some time to catch up on some short Power…

Summer Academic Licenses and Deals for new Grads

University News Monday, June 13 2016
If you're a student or a professor, you've probably noticed that something has changed! Don't worry; this happens every year. The main academic license shuts down each summer, while most students are getting some excellent internship experience. Depending on your institution's academic calendar, the academic…

Last-Minute Crunch

University News Friday, May 13 2016
Final design project season must be upon us – if the waves of academic license downloads are any indication. Are you a student looking to take your final design to the next dimension? Surprise yourself and your fellow students this semester by picking up the…

Learning, Inspiring, and Spreading the Knowledge

University News Wednesday, April 13 2016
After a month that included CELA and LABash, we’ve certainly learned a lot and developed some incredible plans for the academic program moving forward! CELA confirmed for us that the level of research going on in landscape architecture today is truly inspiring. Here at Land…

Land F/X on Television

News Monday, April 11 2016
Last year, the television show "World's Greatest" contacted us to express interest in filming a segment about us. The goal of the show to provide an in-depth look at products viewers know, as well as products they never knew existed. A small film crew from…

LABash - Ohio State University - 2016


Thursday, 07 April 2016

Saturday, 09 April 2016

Jeremiah and Amanda attended LABash in Columbus, Ohio, and got fired up for the future of landscape architecture. Many thanks go to the LABash 2016 organizing committee from The Ohio State University for putting on an excellent conference, with several amazing speakers. We spoke to…

Academic Webinars Posted, CELA and LABash

University News Tuesday, March 22 2016
After a long winter, we've completed and posted all four of our live academic workflow webinars! If you didn't get a chance to watch them on the days when we presented them, not to worry. We've uploaded and posted all of them for you to…

CELA - Salt Lake City - 2016


Wednesday, 23 March 2016

Saturday, 26 March 2016


CELA confirmed for us that the level of research going on in landscape architecture today is truly inspiring. The 4-day event included a Lunch-and-Learn presentation by Amanda Berry titled "New Tools in Land F/X: Create More Time for Design." The presentation went great with several…

Avoid the "Locky" virus!

News Tuesday, March 15 2016
Dear Land F/X family, Over the past week, a number of Land F/X users have had their computers obliterated by a new ransomware named Locky. This virus arrives in the form of an email with an attached invoice. The email requests that you open the…

Introducing HydroPoint’s WeatherTRAK Smart Irrigation Solutions

Manufacturer News Monday, March 14 2016
Land F/X is proud to announce all of HydroPoint’s WeatherTRAK smart irrigation controllers and solutions are now in our database. WeatherTRAK solutions include real-time smart irrigation controllers, innovative flow management solutions and a powerful cloud-based outdoor water management platform.

New Hunter PGP Ultra and I-20 rotors

Manufacturer News Tuesday, March 08 2016
Hunter recently released its pressure-regulated body rotors for the PGP Ultra and I-20 rotors. These pressure-regulated bodies can take incoming pressures between 50 and 100 PSI and reduce them to 45 PSI. Want to use these models for your next project? Look for them in…

Fall/Winter Wrap-Up

University News Monday, January 18 2016
In October, we completed a very successful tour of 9 landscape architecture programs, where we got to meet more than 300 students! Even floods in Texas couldn't stop us as we made an emergency switch to a live webcam presentation in Utah State University's state-of-the-art…

ASLA - Chicago - 2015

The ASLA Trade show is always a blast. It is a great place to meet people from all walks of life and through all gamuts of the industry. We met with several new manufacturers and had a great turnout at the booth. Not only consisting…

ASLA After-Party

News Monday, October 26 2015
If you've attended any of our past few ASLA parties, you'll know they are not to be missed! This year's theme is James Bond. So dress as a spy or villain, and join us at the EPIC restaurant for a fine time. Saturday, Nov 7…

2015 Photo Contest Winners

News Tuesday, October 13 2015
Congratulations to our 2015 Photo Contest Winners We had so many great entries this year, it was difficult to narrow them down to a few select images. But as you can see, the images that won are truly spectacular. Great landscape design projects, combined with…

University Tour 2015

University News Monday, October 12 2015
Land F/X CEO Jeremiah Farmer is very excited to be starting his 9x9 University Tour. Between October 13 and 23, Jeremiah will be visiting 9 universities across the country to talk about Land F/X and how to be smarter drafters. Students will be able to…

CAD Learning Lab

Land F/X News Thursday, October 01 2015
Presented by: CAD-based software is extremely complex. Though the learning process is often challenging, CAD proficiency can be highly beneficial to your work. This year, Land F/X, The Irrigation Association, and Nelson have teamed up to host a CAD Learning Lab. These free courses will…

Jeff Hutchins – Mia Lehrer + Associates

Case Studies
According to Jeff Hutchins, landscape architects tend to fall into two categories: design-oriented and technical-oriented. A principal at Mia Lehrer…

Steve Cook – Stantec

Case Studies
Steve Cook didn't originally set out to work for a large, international firm like Stantec, but it certainly works for…

London Landscape Show - 2015


Tuesday, 22 September 2015

Wednesday, 23 September 2015

Great Scott!

GPH New Flush Valves Available

Manufacturer News Tuesday, September 08 2015
GPH has added a new drip accessory to its line, the Combination Drip Flush Valve/Indicator Head. This product combines the function of a drip flush valve with a color nozzle (orange or purple) to give maintenance staff a visual indication of the drip system coverage…

Get Ready to Learn!

University News Monday, August 31 2015
It’s the start of a new academic year for most of our academic license users, and that also means everything is starting fresh on our end. All old Support IDs have been wiped and replaced with a brand new Support ID. If you open Land…

Hunter's New Clik-Delay Available

Manufacturer News Wednesday, August 12 2015
Just yesterday Hunter released their new Clik-Delay Sensor Accessory, which you can find in the Land F/X Irrigation Equipment Database! The Clik-Delay attaches to Hunter Mini-Clik and Rain Clik sensors to prevent watering for 48 hours after a rain event. This is just another way…

Hello, academic users! My name is Amanda Berry, and I’ll be your Academic License Support Guru.

University News Wednesday, August 12 2015
Hello, academic users! My name is Amanda Berry, and I’ll be your Academic License Support Guru. I am your first point of contact for any questions you might have about Land F/X. I’ll also be organizing any upcoming university tour presentations and our LABash visit.…

Free Download: Site Amenity and Hardscape Blocks for AutoCAD

News Tuesday, August 11 2015
Our site blocks cover a wide swath of amenities and hardscape objects – from benches to tables, stormdrains, cars, and even people. Want to see what we have to offer? How about a free download of 60 symbol blocks in the form of AutoCAD DWG…

Download 120 Free Plant and Tree Blocks for AutoCAD

News Monday, August 10 2015
We’re excited to share our extensive collection of planting symbols. In fact, we’re currently offering a free download of 120 tree, shrub, and color symbol blocks – just a small sample of the thousands of plant symbol DWGs available with an installation of Land F/X.…

Equipment Update: Rain Bird

Manufacturer News Tuesday, August 04 2015
Land F/X made some updates to the Rain Bird equipment database. They have discontinued the ESP-ET Controller Series and STP Plus Controller Series. You will no longer find those in the Manufacturer Database. We have added a bunch of their new equipment as well. Some…

Academic License Takes a Break over the Summer!

University News Tuesday, July 28 2015
It’s that time of year again. Bright sun, warm days, and maybe an adventure or two! For the most part, this also means that universities and colleges with landscape design courses are either on break or hosting a very limited class schedule. Hopefully you’re now…

AutoCAD Basics: Create a Base Plan for Your Site

Upcoming Webinars Wednesday, June 03 2015
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LAbash 2015 at Cal Poly SLO

University News Thursday, March 12 2015
Land F/X is excited to announce that LABash 2015 will be held at Cal Poly, in our beautiful hometown of San Luis Obispo, California. Come meet fellow Landscape Architecture students from across the U.S. at this exciting event, held March 19–21. Make sure you visit…


Manufacturer News Monday, January 26 2015
We recently completed a facelift of Netafim’s product listing in the Irrigation Database. To kick off the addition of more ag capabilities into the software, we’ve included Netafim’s extensive agricultural product line. We have also updated the available Netafim details, so you now have many…

Add Your Preferred Lighting Manufacturers

Lighting Manufacturer News Monday, January 26 2015
Land F/X is putting the spotlight on all our clients for lighting product recommendations. Let us know which manufacturers and fixtures you’d love to see listed in our ever-growing lighting database. Lighting has been on our project boards for a while. Our goal is to…


Site Manufacturer News Monday, January 26 2015
Land F/X is happy to announce the recent addition of CycleSafe products to our Site Amenities database. CycleSafe offers a wide range of bike lockers, shelters, and multiple styles of racks. Look for details and SketchUp models of all CycleSafe product lines. Don’t forget to…

Kings River Casting

Site Manufacturer News Friday, January 23 2015
We’ve updated our product listing for Kings River Casting to include all available benches, bollards, receptacles, street signs, and tables. Details and SketchUp models for all these items are all available now. We hope to add more of Kings River Casting’s great line into the…
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