Adding Edging

This guide will show you how to add edging to your landscape design.

 

To get started, click the Landscape tab and then click the Edging button.

Edging button on Realtime Landscaping Pro

To place points, Left click and this will create the outline of your edging. To place the last point, Right click and it will complete the outline.

Tip: You can also automatically create edging based on the shape of another object, such as around the flower bed as shown in the above example. See Saving and Loading Shapes for more details.

Placing points on the landscape to create the outline of your edging

Clicking the material image seen in the picture above will allow you to change the material of your edging. A dialog box will appear and take you to a large selection of edging materials, including some from National Brands Belgard, Eldorado Stone, R.I. Lampus, and Unilock. Select the desired material and click OK.

Selection of edging materials

You can further edit the appearance of the material using the following options:

Edging options to further customize your landscape

To adjust the height of your edging, first, select the desired points. Left click and drag to select all the points in your edging. Note that selected points will appear red in color, while unselected points will appear yellow. Additionally, you are able to select multiple points by holding down the Shift key on the keyboard and Left clicking the desired points. Next, adjust the height by inputting the height in the space provided or by using the slider, as seen in the image below.

Changing the height of your edging

You have now completed adding edging to your landscape design.

Completed edging

Thank you for reading this guide, and please feel free to contact us for more information about our landscaping software.