If at all possible, it is highly reccomended that you purchase a landscape designing program. These programs let you design your own landscape in a 3D environment and will let you get a very realistic feel of what your landscaping could look like.
Whether you are planning a makeover for your front yard landscaping, back yard landscaping or just general home landscaping these programs are a great tool to allow you to visualize your property after your work is done, before you ever touch the dirt.
Some of the more popular landscape design programs on the market today include:
- Better Homes and Gardens Landscaping and Deck Designer
- Master Landscape Professional & Home Design
- Your Complete Landscape and Garden Designer
Landscape design software is a huge step forward in laying out and designing your landscape. Using landscape design programs like the ones listed above can help decide whether you like certain plants and layout variations which can save you alot of time, money and headache in the long run.