The new home of the NPS:

Home of the NPS National Plant Specification

nps national plant specification

CS Design Software, the providers of design solutions for landscape, have launched their new website at – a fresh, new interface with easy navigation and full product features for the suite of programmes available from CSD. is the new home of the National Plant Specification (NPS) (previously GoHelios) and the integrated CS Artisan suite of software solutions for landscape professionals.


  • NO MORE GUESSWORK: An industry-recognised standard for plants by size, height and form – no more guesswork
  • LEVEL PLAYING FIELD: Compare like-for-like when budgeting and choosing plant suppliers – level playing field
  • SEARCH AND SOURCE: Fully searchable plant lists with specifications by species and variety – search and source