This guide will show you how to add a stream to your landscape design.


First, click the Water Features tab, then click the Stream button.

Add a stream to your landscape design

Left click to place points and this will create the shape of your stream. Right click to place the last point.

Place points to create the outline of your stream

To change the stream’s fill material, click the fill material image seen above. It will take you to a large selection of different fill materials including some from national brands Belgard, Eldorado Stone, R.I. Lampus, and Unilock. Make your selection, then click OK.

Wide selecrion of stream fill materials, including some from Belgard, Eldorado stone, and Unilock

To edit the dimensions of your stream, click Options found in the Object Properties panel. You can use the following options:

Edit your stream's dimension using our landscaping software

A rock border will be added to the stream by default. To turn it off, click Rock Border and deselect the following option:

A rock border is added to your stream's design by default

To change the material of your rock border, click the rock material image seen below, make your desired selection, and then click OK.

You can change the material used in your sream's rock border

To change the size of the rocks in your rock border, use the slider seen below, or manually input the size in the space provided.

Customize the size of the rocks in your stream's rock border

You can remove sections of the rock border by clicking the Edit Border button, and then Left click on the section you wish to remove. Left click again if you want to restore it.

You can further edit your stream's rock border by removing sections where desired

You have now completed adding a stream to your landscape design.

You have completed this tutorial and added a 3D stream using Realtime Landscaping Architect

Thank you for reading this guide, and please feel free to contact us for more information about our landscaping software.