GARDENING WHICH? REVIEW - DECEMBER 2009 EDITION
The team at Gardening Which? tested 9 of the most popular garden design software packages suitable for home use. The evaluation team was made up of professional garden designers, 3 Gardening Which? experts and 27 triallists to give as comprehensive a test as possible. Our software was the only package used by professional designers and landscapers commercially, and evaluating Garden Design Pro, they said...
"This web-based software is impressive and has lots of potential for novice garden designers. It’s a suite of 3D garden components (plants, furniture and hard landscaping features), for use with Google SketchUp – a free piece of 3D modeling software from Google. It provides the basic components to create a garden, plus design inspiration and advice... All of our member triallists liked this software... Our verdict: one of the best visualization tools around. Practical and versatile..."
WHAT IS 'GARDEN DESIGN PRO'?
A simple solution to suit all skill levels and budgets, giving you the tools to create garden designs in 3D - based around Google's SketchUp software. It's easy to learn, quick to use and low cost - starting at just £16.15+VAT!
Solution based on the Google SketchUp (as used by designers and landscapers worldwide)
360+ (and growing) components and plants to 'Drag-and-Drop' and create designs in minutes, not hours!
36 'Ready-made' borders to suit your style and conditions - buy plants online for home delivery
Perfect for beginners, homeowners, students, garden designers and landscapers - try out our FREE sample package to see how powerful it is!
***2010 SPECIAL OFFER - 15% DISCOUNT OFF ALL MEMBERSHIPS***
The new year has arrived, and Spring is on its way - so now is the perfect time to get planning with Garden Design Pro. Use the code gdpro15 in the checkout for 15% off membership, if you join before the end of June 2010. Take a look: http://www.gardendesignpro.co.uk/acatalog/designing_gardens.html
CAN YOU DESIGN YOUR OWN GARDEN?
Many homeowners want to produce a design for themselves, so to help we've released an exclusive guide to designing your own garden, written by leading designer, author and TV presenter David Stevens. A 25-page 'e-book' covering the major aspects of creating a design. All 'Garden Design Pro' software members can download it FREE. Take a look: http://www.gardendesignpro.co.uk/acatalog/e-book-diy-guide-design-your-own-garden.html