Houzz Badge

  We are excited to announce that Naturescapes has received the “250 Saves” badge on Houzz! Check out our page on Houzz and see why users have saved our ideas to their pages 250 times. We update our Houzz account regularly with garden and patio images.

Orchid Photo

A former iron mine site of 100 acres in upstate NY is now home to six species of bog orchids. As stated in an article by Mary Esch in the Philadelphia Inquirer, even scientists are blown away from this Adirondack site because it happened naturally. Grete Bader, a graduate from SUNY College of Environmental Science and…

all gardening mistakes

As natural landscaping experts, we come across many mistakes made in the garden. We have compiled a list of 6 common gardening mistakes and pitfalls. Click the links to learn more about these problems and the possible solutions. 1. Poor Planning The most important word for planning a project is just that — planning. 2. Planning…

French Creek Iron Tour

For our 11th consecutive year, Naturescapes is proud to support the French and Pickering Creeks Conservation Trusts’ Annual Iron Tour Cycling for Open Space. This year’s ride will take place on Sunday, June 12, 2016. Join over 1,400 riders for scenic cycling through northern Chester County and celebrate the 300th anniversary of the iron and steel…

Edge beds, Hamamelis

Spring is officially here, and if you haven’t started planning your landscaping for the year, now is the time! Naturescapes presents 5 simple things to do to your garden this spring. Following our helpful hints will have you on the way to creating your dream garden. If you need any help with natural landscaping, we…

Montgomery County Landscaping Job

This Merion Station couple live in a charming cottage on a property in Montgomery County.  Their location had several water drainage challenges. We began by redoing their narrow stepping stone front walkway.  We created an irregular flagstone walkway that was wider with an inviting flare at the front stoop and the driveway. Next, we removed…

PA Veteran's Garden

We were approached by a representative of the Berwyn Veteran’s Association to bid on creating a memorial with four kiosks commemorating all the veterans who served in all foreign and domestic conflicts from the French & Indian wars to the present. After we won the bid, among several other companies, we followed the basic design with…

Chester County Flagstone Walkway

These Chester County clients were unhappy with their concrete paver walkway which they ‘inherited’ when they bought their house.  Their existing landscape had several great elements, but many plants were improperly placed based on sun exposure and the current deer population in Berwyn. We began their job by lifting the concrete paver walkway and replaced it…

Birds in Bird Bath Video Preview

It might almost be winter, but the Philadelphia area is currently experiencing temperatures in the 60s! It just goes to show how unpredictable nature can be. The video below shares some clips from throughout the seasons and truly captures the beauty of nature throughout the year.

Malvern Landscape

These clients in Malvern, Chester County have lived with their outdated and overgrown front landscape for approximately 20 years. Many plants were not site appropriate and had been sheared repeatedly creating a very artificial, boxy and sterile look. After ripping out the majority of their front planting we began by improving the soil with a…

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