Landscape Design Session

Looking for a landscape that organizes your needs, goals, and dreams? Get started with a virtual landscape coaching session with a highly skilled landscape designer. You’ll get a creative perspective on your landscape, some design ideas to consider, and valuable references, followed by a custom cost estimate if you want a design.

Early winter 2023: We have no designer availability for remote landscape design projects at this time. Our technology development team is working on an exciting new way to help homeowners create beautiful, sustainable landscapes. Join our beta tester list to see what our engine recommends for your yard.

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How It Works

It’s easy. All you need are a few photos, a computer or mobile device, and an internet connection.


Purchase a Session with a Landscape Designer and complete our online workbook to share your site photos and preferences so we can prepare some great ideas for you.


Join your designer for your 30-minute or 60-minute screenshare session and talk about your landscape, gardens, goals, and ideas while viewing your photos on your designer’s screen.


You’ll gain creative insights, a connection with an expert designer, and the confidence to move forward! We’ll follow up with a cost estimate for the design services right for you.

Your Cost Estimate for Design Services Can Include

Landscape design costs typically range from $800-$5,000, depending on size, complexity, level of detail, and the option for 3D Views.


Master Plan with Design Notes

An illustrative plan showing the elements of your outdoor space organized into a beautiful design that flows well and works with your life. Discuss ideas with your designer and give feedback during the process. You’ll get a full-color, printable 11×17” PDF that includes designer’s notes explaining design features, general materials, and practical and aesthetic recommendations.


3D Views

See your landscape design come to life with 3D Views. This can be particularly helpful if you’re not used to looking at plan view drawings and/or if your property is on a steeper grade. 3D Views will give you a preview of how your space, views, light, and shadows will change with the designed improvements. We’ll give you views from multiple angles so you can be confident about the proposed design in the context of your property.


Plant Suggestions

If you need general help picking out the right plants for the right locations on your property, rather than a fully detailed design plan, we can help. Your designer can put together a palette of plants that would thrive in your growing conditions; you or your contractor can make the final choices on how many plants, and where exactly to place them in your yard. If you’re looking for a fully detailed planting plan that shows what exactly to plant and where, we can do that too.


Detailed Drawings

Want more plan information to finalize your landscape design? If you can provide the detailed base information for your property, we can provide the more technical, black-and-white plans you’ll need to turn your design into a reality. Design dimensions, square footages of proposed materials, quantities of new plants to install – just ask, and we’ll draw it all up for you.

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What information will you need from me to create a design?

You’ll complete an online workbook to tell us about your property and share your landscape goals and photos of your house and yard.

How long will it take for me to get my design?

Once you have your design consultation, approve a quote for services, and submit any additional photos or measurements your designer needs, you’ll have your design in about 5-6 weeks. Sometimes the designer needs to clarify your information, or it can take a few days for the designer and client to find a mutually convenient time for the phone consultations, but we aim to get your design to you as quickly as possible.

Is there a property size limit for your design services?

Typically, our services work best when applied to design areas of up to one-half of an acre, however we’re happy to consider a custom quote for planning for larger properties as well.

Can I decide to add 3D Views to my service during or after the design process?

Yes! Ask your Home Outside designer to add 3D Views to your service at any time.

More FAQs

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Hey, (the design) looks awesome! Thanks for addressing our needs and concerns. Thanks again for making it an easy and fun process.

HomeownerBackyard Landscape Design

I am so happy I can’t even stand it! I am so grateful I made that phone call that day and that you were there. Contractor is thrilled to execute your work.

HomeownerFull Property Landscape Master Plan + Garden Design

Loved working with Home Outside. Rather than an automated process, I communicated via email and phone with real people who listened to what we needed and wanted and designed our landscape accordingly. I would recommend this service to anyone.

HomeownerBackyard Landscape Design + Garden Design

Because my new home is in a rural area with no access to local landscape designers, it was going to cost a fortune to bring one here due to all the travel expense. Home Outside solved that problem for me. I provided a site plan, some photos, and a detailed description of what I was hoping to achieve, and a couple of weeks later I had a beautiful, well-thought out design for both front and rear yards.

HomeownerFull Property Landscape Master Plan

Thank you so much. It was a pleasure working with you also. I could not have put together a better design, flow, layout for our backyard. We are very pleased with the design and final look.

HomeownerBackyard Landscape Design

We love our landscape plan. Our designer did a really great job! Working with your company was a great experience.

HomeownerFull Property Landscape Design

Thank you so much for the final designs! They look fantastic. It will be fun to start working on it. It was great talking to you and listening to your beautiful ideas.

HomeownerBackyard Landscape Design