Visio alternative

ChrisPr
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Visio alternative

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Hi,
It's time to plan my vegetable garden layout. I was a great fan of Visio when somebody else paid for it :) Now that I am retired, I wonder if there is a useful freeware (or maybe shareware) equivalent that anybody can recommend.

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Re: Visio alternative

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Most garden planners are commercial.
Here is a free online one: Plan-a-garden
And a Vegetable garden planner
I have no experience with either.
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Re: Visio alternative

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I've never used Visio but when I needed to create a flowchart a while back I Googled for alternatives and came across Dia, it's :free:

Might be worth a look?

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Re: Visio alternative

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yEd looks interesting as an alternative to Visio, but I'm not sure about the gardening angle.
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Re: Visio alternative

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Thanks to all. Dia seems to fit the bill, I will work with that. The Vegetable Garden Planner looks really cool, but is subscription only, and is focussed on the USA.

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Re: Visio alternative

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Just curious as I am a frequent user of Visio. What do you think of Dia after using it awhile?
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