Realtime Landscaping Architect 2012 is used to create professional landscape plans and presentations in both 2D and 3D. Design detailed gardens, swimming pools, decks, ponds, fencing, yards, water gardens, houses, patios, outdoor kitchens, retaining walls, and much more. Create detailed plant legends in just two mouse clicks, or use the Plant Label Wizard to automatically label every plant in your design. Realtime Landscaping Architect includes more than 16,000 objects, including 6,700 high quality plants and over 3,000 landscaping accessories such as lawn furniture and swimming pool equipment. Plant information includes common name, botanical name, planting zones, and size. Design over a digital photo for a fast and convincing design. Create before-and-after views to illustrate your ideas and proposals. Create planting details, irrigation systems, CAD drawings, and more with accurate size and scale. Use the included picture editor to edit imported pictures, touch up photos, or create custom plant varieties. The quality of designs created using Realtime Landscaping Architect is unrivaled, providing shadows, water reflections, accurate lighting, flowing water, outdoor fireplaces, and animated birds, butterflies, and fish. Drawing templates for sheet sizes A0 through A4 are included, and any Windows-compatible printer can be used. Realtime Landscaping Architect 2012 has been designed to be very easy to use, and no prior landscape design experience is required.