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You know a space in your yard needs help–and you’re ready to tackle it–you just don’t know where to start.

We hear from people all the time who have no idea what to do in a particular space, just that they need to do something. We designed the DIY Snapshot Service to empower do-it-yourselfers with ideas and options, the right plant materials and the confidence to get the job done.

The Basics

  • For do-it-yourselfers who need some guidance to get started. 
  • Perfect for small projects (under $3500)
    • Renovation facelift: removal or transplant of existing materials and addition of new plants
    • Patio or deck surround
    • Curb appeal upgrade (front of your house approaching entry)
    • Utility boxes or other unsightly areas
    • Green screen (privacy or barrier from the elements)
  • Snap photos and email them ahead of your appointment
  • Meet us at Altum’s or virtually via video chat
  • An hour of one-on-one with a planting professional
  • Cost: $200


  • One hour consultation at Altum’s or via video chat
  • Discussion of project goals + preferences
  • Ideas + recommendations from a plant placement professional
  • Placement sketch using your photos
  • Walking discovery + intro to plants (will set up time to meet privately at store)
  • Materials list
  • Plant care resources (to plant like a pro)
  • Unlimited diagnostics and advice in store or online
  • $25 gift card

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fill out the form below and we’ll email to get your PHOTOS and get you on the schedule. congrats for taking the first step!