[kwlug-disc] Garden planning software
richard at weait.com
Tue Mar 17 13:47:12 EDT 2009
On Tue, 2009-03-17 at 13:07 -0400, Adam Glauser wrote:
> Well it's that time of year. I try to remember where my perennials are
> and which ones bloom at which time. I figure out where I can fit the
> tomato plants that always end up encroaching on whatever's beside them
> I figure it's about time I make some notes so I don't have to figure
> this out again every year. What I'd like to do is make a scale diagram
> of my garden-flowerbeds and try to map this out. I suppose I could use
> graph paper, but where's the fun in that?
> I haven't found any promising leads by searching (Google (with open
> source in the terms), Sourceforge and freshmeat). Even 'scale diagram'
> doesn't turn up much. I have a bit of experience with Dia, but always
> feel like I'm fighting it to get things sized the way I'd like.
> What would you use for drawing a scale diagram (for values of 'you'
> where 'you' is in the set 'CAD newbs'). Even better, do you know of any
> (FLOSS) garden planning software?
I'd use OpenStreetMap and the rest of the community would just shake
amenity = flower
tulip = red
Richard = banned
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