Skip to main content
How to copy your plan

Two ways to create a duplicate plan for trying out different layouts

Updated over a week ago

Method 1: Copy as Follow-On Plan

First open the plan you want to copy from, then click on New Plan in the toolbar.

Make sure the 'Follow-on Plan' option is selected. The year will automatically change to the following year, so click on the Year drop-down menu to change it if you're creating a duplicate plan for same year.

Garden Planner create follow-on plan

Give your new plan a unique name to distinguish it from the plan you’re copying from.

Garden Planner create follow-on plan

Select which elements you want to copy across.

Garden Planner create follow-on plan

Click Create Plan, and your duplicate plan will open.

Garden Planner create plan

If you wish to avoid receiving crop rotation warnings from your original plan, on your new plan click on the Settings button:

Garden Planner settings

Then scroll down and click on the original plan in the Plan History to highlight it. Click on the X to removed it.

Garden Planner remove plan from history

Click Save Plan Settings.

Garden Planner save plan settings

Method 2: Copy Your Plan Using the Selection Tool

Click on the Selection Tool button in your plan's toolbar, and then click on your plan at a corner of the area you want to copy.

Garden Planner selection tool

Drag the Selection Tool out to include all of the plants, objects etc that you want to copy.

Garden Planner selection tool

Click on Copy in your plan's toolbar.

Garden Planner copy button

Click on New Plan in your plan's toolbar.

Garden Planner create new plan

De-select the Follow-on Plan option, and create a new plan the same size as your original plan. Make sure to give the plan a unique name, and change the year to the current year if necessary.

Garden Planner create new plan

In your new plan, click on Paste in the toolbar, and the selection will be pasted at the top left corner of your plan. If you need to, you can drag the selection to where you want it to be on your new plan.

Garden Planner paste button

Any questions? Chat to us!

Click on the Live Chat icon in the Garden Planner if you need help or have questions for our gardening experts.

Garden Planner - Live chat

Did this answer your question?