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These clients in Malvern, Chester County have lived with their outdated and overgrown front landscape for approximately 20 years.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…

Watering Alert

We sent out a watering alert to our customers today to remind them to water plants: Even though our weather of late has been beautiful with cool nights and warm days the soil is extremely dry. Please take time to water your new plantings (and some older ones, too) until some decent rainfall arrives (not…

PA Veteran's Garden

If you are searching for a landscape designer or landscape architect, it’s important to first take the time to understand your needs. While a landscape designer can certainly help to develop your ideas, you should at least know your basic wants and needs, which includes having a clear understanding of your desired budget and timeline. Naturescapes’…

wolves

This video by Sustainable Human really makes you think about how one small change can alter an entire ecosystem. See how wolves transformed the entire ecosystem of Yellowstone National Park, as well as the physical geography. How can we use this to inspire changes in our own worlds?

french creek iron tour

Naturescapes is excited, for the 10th year in a row, to support the French and Pickering Creeks Conservation Trust‘s Annual Iron Tour. This year’s event takes place on Sunday, June 14, 2015. Join over 1,500 riders for scenic cycling through Iron Furnace country and have a blast! The French and Pickering Creeks Conservation Trust preserves open space…

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