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With its piles of dirty snow and leafless trees, the aesthetics of winter leave a lot to be desired. However, if you plant an amaryllis bulb, you can have a little bit of springtime growing right on your windowsill! An amaryllis is a flowering plant that grows out of a bulb. Each bulb grows two…

Gardening in Autumn

Fall is a wonderful time in the garden. Late blooming perennials (and even annuals) give our pollinators nectar to get them through the winter (or in some cases a tasty last meal). As the days get shorter and the nights cooler the chlorophyll in plant tissues weakens and gradually dies off, exposing the other pigments…

best for the world

Naturescapes is honored to be recognized as one of B Lab’s Best for the World! We are proud to be one of 16 local companies that made the list, as Generocity reported. This award is focused on honoring businesses who aren’t only profit-focused, but who strive to be a force for good for the world….

Full Moon Maple

Fall is an excellent time to add to, completely redo or start a new ornamental garden.  Some prefer it even to spring.

Sideyard Stone Walkway

A clear pathway to the doorway of your home creates continuity and definition in your space. It can help keep dirt from getting inside and helps guide guests through your garden. At Naturescapes, we are committed to using natural materials that blend in with the surrounding environment. We Use Only Natural Stone in Our Landscaping…

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…


With spring right around the corner, it’s about time to clean up your yards and gardens. While many gardening experts get excited about spring planting, eager planters sometimes fail to focus on garden clean up. For most avid gardeners, cleaning up yard space to prep for planting isn’t the fun part of the job, but…

robin in Winterberry Shrub

Watch as robins pick the Winterberry Holly berries in Paoli, PA. The birds have since eaten all the fruit. The behavior in this video may be a sign that a cold winter is on its way. As temperatures cool, robins adjust their diets. They consume the berries that are available rather than protein-rich worms that they access…

Expertise Top 25 Landscapers in Philadelphia

Expertise recently chose us as one of the top 25 landscapers in the greater Philadelphia area. They took a look at 263 companies and judged them on reputation, credibility, experience, availability, and professionalism. On behalf of all of us at Naturescapes, thank you, Expertise! We are honored to be selected.


Why Do Leaves Change Color? We, in southeastern Pennsylvania, are among the fortunate in the US to have such spectacular fall color from previously green trees and shrubs. How does that color happen?  Why only in the fall?  Why not all of the growing season? There are three main reasons for our fall color: leaf pigments, length…