Landscape Estimating Software

Designed for landscapers who value their time, Groundplan’s landscape estimating software will change the game for landscaping professionals that takeoff and estimate projects from plans.

14 day free trial. Training available.

How Estimating software helps Landscape designers

Through years of fine-tuning, we’ve developed an essential takeoff and estimating tool that enables teams to accomplish accurate results at a fraction of the time.

Groundplan provides a versatile solution that can easily adapt to your workflow. With simple pricing, Groundplan becomes a valuable investment no matter the scope of your project.

The digital benefits

  • Digital storage of your plans all in one place
  • Online sharing of projects with your collaborators
  • Multiple plan revisions
  • Project and Takeoff templates
  • Huge library of industry-standard symbols or, request your own
Why Groundplan?

Takeoff software for any Trade

Modernise your business processes with our cloud-based takeoff software.
Work from anywhere
Use any device to access all your projects, plans and takeoff estimates online. Collaborate with your remote team as changes happen in real time.
No more software installs and updates.
Excellent support
Either through our free one-on-one training or our live chat, we strive to get you going as quickly and efficiently as possible. Trusted by more than
2,000 businesses in 10 countries.
Easily export your takeoff estimates
Once you have finished your takeoff estimates, export your bill of quantities directly to excel
or push to a quote via one of our
software integrations.

Groundplan success stories

Discover how trades are moderising their business processes with our cloud-based takeoff software.

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It’s the ultimate Landscape Takeoff Software

Groundplan has been designed to streamline the takeoff process of any landscape design. 

Whether you are working on a small residential design or a large-scale commercial project, our software is designed to meet your needs. With its user-friendly interface and powerful features, you can effortlessly count and measure softscapes such as gardens and turf areas, as well as hardscapes like stone walls and paving.

Simply import your PDF plans into our landscape takeoff software then use our suite of measurement tools to quantify the materials required, to ensure everything on the plan is  accounted for and that your  estimates are as accurate as possible.

How it works

  • First of all, upload your plans
  • Then, use the Length and Area tools to calculate the volume of materials required for paving, garden beds, irrigation designs and more
  • Our Count tool is the go-to option to quantify items such as outdoor furniture, or smaller details such irrigation inlets and outlet points
  • Use Count assist to quickly search and quantify plan symbols
  • The Plan Compare feature allows you to track changes
  • Export your Bill of Quantities to a spreadsheet or to one of our growing list of integrations to generate your landscaping quote.

Professional Landscaping Plan Design Presentations

Groundplan is simple to use but there is power and flexibility under the hood, offering the perfect foundation to create beautiful landscape design presentations.

Our software boasts a sizeable library of industry-standard symbols, handpicked to provide design and installation instructions clearly, complete with accurately scaled dimensions. Require custom design symbols? No problem, send us your request.

Clean up existing plans using the Snip and Eraser tools.

Use Title Blocks to build personalised branded templates with your company logo, terms, clients and document details or whatever you’d like to include. Then get to work adding annotations and instructions with our suite of plan design tools to create a PDF presentation to be proud of.

Clean, professional Plan designs

  • Create masterful PDF Landscape designs to clearly communicate your ideas to clients
  • Use the Length, Area and Curve tools to clearly display landscape and irrigation designs
  • Add and edit symbols to clearly communicate assigned materials
  • Access to a library of over 300 standard symbols
  • Add text boxes to identify and provide context to your plan
  • Groundplan automatically generates a legend based on materials used on the Plan
  • Clean up existing designs with ease

Integrate with Your Existing Systems

Once your Takeoff is complete, you'll find your Bill of Quantities waiting in the Worksheet.

Send your Bill of Quantities across to your favourite Job Management or Accounting software to create a new quote or, to update an existing one.

Learn more about our Integrations

Frequently Asked Questions

What is landscaping takeoff software?

Our landscaping takeoff software is tailored to the needs of landscaping professionals that use plans to takeoff and/or design. Groundplan, is designed to quantify labour and materials in order to generate an accurate estimate. Teams can integrate Job Management or Quoting software to complete administrative tasks.

How does landscaping estimating software work?

Simply begin by uploading your PDF plan to our landscaping estimating software.

Use the Snip and Eraser tool to clean up your plans.

Use our range of measuring tools to calculate materials, labour cost and profit margins. 

The editing tools enable you to add annotations, then finally personalise and brand your plan by adding your logo and company details to the Title Block.

Can I adjust the estimates produced by the software?

Of course. Our landscape estimating software lets you adjust material costs, labour rates and markups, to ensure the estimates align precisely with your business specifications.

How does the 14 day free trial work?

After signing up, you’ll start a 14 day free trial with unrestricted access to all of Groundplan’s features.

A free demonstration with a Groundplan Trade Expert is available at any stage during the trial. Enter your billing details to continue using Groundplan beyond the trial period.

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14 day free trial. Training available.