- Large Sketchbook or Sheet of Paper
- Tape Measure
- Pegs and String
- Giant Tri-Square
Step 1: Measure Boundaries
Carefully measure all four sides of your yard, noting them clearly on your rough sketch.
Step 2: Measure Diagonals
Measure diagonally across the yard from corner to corner. Repeat for the opposite diagonal.
Step 3: Measure Features
Plot large plants and features by taking measurements at 90° from the house and a boundary.