UK entrepreneur uses Sketch3D to launch garden design business

When the going gets tough, this resourceful designer gets his business ideas from his customers, and his competitive advantage from DynaSCAPE  

Mr. Cavill’s response to the current recession definitely seems to be paying off.  “I know how lucky I am because it's a depressed market, and I’ve got more work now than I had when it was buoyant.”  Nevertheless, he continues to look for new opportunities.  In addition to continuing his design business and growing Simply Borders, he will also soon launch a new line of gardening clothing, and also does all of his own website design work.  “My plate is pretty full, but the world is in a recession, so you've got to try everything you can to make it work.”  Read More >>

Biggest Job | Best Results with Manage360


 "It did what it was designed to do, capture our overhead, and make us profitable. "  

Jarod Hynson of Earth, Turf, and Wood in Denver, PA was in the last three weeks of one of their larger jobs where just the hardscape and masonry was estimated at $360,000. Hynson considered this project their first real big test of DynaSCAPE's Manage360. Last spring the project was designed and brought into Manage360. Read More >>

Are You a Member? 

The average design/build contractor receives 4x the value of their annual membership dues!  

Associations such as the Professional Landcare Network (PLANET), the American Nursery & Landscape Association (ANLA), the Association of Professional Landscape Designers (APLD), the Canadian Nursery Landscape Assocaition (CNLA) as well as the many state and provincial associations offer significant value that includes:

  • government advocacy on issues that affect you regionally and federally
  • excellent networking opportunities
  • professional development and industry certification
  • negotiated supplier discounts

Listen to Joe Salemi, DynaSCAPE's Marketing Manager, on Jody Shilan's radio show where he shared his wealth of knowledge and experience as he discusses the lessons he's learned throughout his career to help all of you market and grow your business by developing your own strategic alliances within your own network. Listen here >>

Did you know about our  PLANET offer? 10% off new license purchases! Contact our sales team for more information: or 1.800.710.1900 x2

DynaSCAPE Software is a proud member of: PLANET, APLD, CNLA, and Landscape Ontario

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Daniel Tal's New Book "Rendering in SketchUp" Now Available! 


Well known for his 3D modelling and rendering skills - skills which he's keen to share.

Rendering In SketchUp provides instructions for creating 3D photoreal graphics for SketchUp models using integrated rendering programs. The book serves as a beginner rendering manual and reference guide to further develop rendering skills. With an emphasis on step-by-step process, SketchUp users learn a universal approach to rendering varied SketchUp projects, including architecture, interiors and site design models.

'Rendering in SketchUp' is now available. Order your copy today!

SketchUp 2013 Released, Here's What You Should Know


SketchUp 2013 has been released and there are some things you should know.

If you have SketchUp already there is no requirement to upgrade or update. If you are new to SketchUp and would like to download it for 3D modeling you will be presented with three options, use for:

  1. Professional Work - price tag of $590 which includes an annual subscription of $95 for major upgrades, server maintenance, and technical support. According to their End User License Agreement, this is a must if you're using SketchUp for commercial purposes. The folks at SketchUp have added a lot of new features and are 
  2. Personal Projects - Free - for use by hobbyists, kids, and backyard spaceship builders (according to their marketing) - this is the same free version but with a host of new features all for non-commercial use.
  3. Educational Use - Free - educational institutions only
Here's what's new in SketchUp 2013:
  • Introducing Extention Warehouse
  • Pattern Fills
  • Copy Array
  • Speedier Vector Rendering
  • Faster Screen Redraw
  • Numbered Pages in the Pages Panel
  • Curved Label Leader Lines
  • Dashes in Dimensions
  • Smarter Toolbars in Windows
  • Video Export
  • Zoom In More
To celebrate the launch of SketchUp 2013, Shaderlight is taking 20.13% off the purchase of new licenses. Contact the DynaSCAPE Sales team to take advantage of this great offer: or 1.800.710.1900 x2

DS | Design v6.2 Release Coming Soon! 


Sporting lots of new enhancements, v6.2 of DS | Design will be ready for active subscribers to install very soon.

DynaSCAPE's product  and development teams have been hard at work  enhancing features and tools to make your work flow and experience one you have come to expect from DynaSCAPE.

What the Pro's Are Saying About DynaSCAPE 

What 3 leading landscape professionals have to say about DynaSCAPE Design and Manage360: how it helps them to save time, win jobs, recover overheads and operate their businesses profitably.

DynaSCAPE Manage - business management software for the landscape professional.

Previous DynaSCAPE Newsletters 

Our quarterly newsletter provides valuable tips on landscape design and business success, and allows you to stay in touch with our latest software developments and special offers. You can see the issues of our past newsletters here.

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