Step 3– Measuring Your Plants (click on the pictures to enlarge the image)
- Trees and plants: if there are any trees or plants you want to keep mark their location on the plan. Use a point of reference that will not move (fence or house) and write down measurements as if you are measuring from the center of the tree.
Why is a plan drawn accurately to-scale important? A plan is used to determine materials and labor. Whether you get competitive bids from contractors or buy some of the materials yourself, a to-scale drawing will help you obtain with correct material and plant pricing.