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Choosing a new Sample Plan

How to find and use our templates to try out different layouts for your garden

Updated over a week ago

The Garden Planner includes a selection of Sample Plans to help you begin planning your garden if you're not sure where to start. They include a range of garden types, from those suitable for beginners to a more ambitious feed-your-family garden.

Finding the Sample Plans

To access sample plans, open the Garden Planner then click on Garden Planner in the left-hand menu, then click Create New Plan.

Garden Planner create new plan

Alternatively, if you already have a plan open, click on the New Plan button in the toolbar.

Garden Planner new plan button

Click on the Sample Plan tab.

Garden Planner sample plans

You'll see a list of plans. Scroll down through the list to find one you'd like to try out.

Garden Planner sample plans

Previewing the Sample Plans

Click on the plus button on any plan image to see a preview. Click on the X at the top right or click anywhere on your screen away from the image to close it.

Garden Planner sample plan

Found a plan you like?

Click Select to choose a plan to use.

Garden Planner select sample plan

If you change your mind, you can click Unselect.

Garden Planner unselect sample plan

Give your plan a new name if you like, and make sure the year is correct.

Garden Planner name and year

Choose between metric or imperial units of measurement.

Garden Planner units of measurement

Click on Create Plan, and your plan will open in the Garden Planner.

Garden Planner create sample plan

Want to customize the plan?

You can change this plan as much as you like - add or remove plants, Garden Objects or Shapes, move things around, and change the size of the planning grid. If you change your mind, you can click on Create New Plan again to choose a different Sample Plan or create your own bespoke plan.

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

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