Naturescapes Garden Project

These clients had a front slop with long abandoned tiered vegetable gardens with dilapidated fencing around the front and side of their property. After removing the old vegetable gardens and the fence we had a clean slate upon which to create something new. I gave them the option of using pressure treated timbers to create…


This couple inherited an outdated and deteriorating timber retaining wall/landscape along their driveway. Weeds were taller than the remaining shrubs and the area was an overgrown jungle. After the area was cleared and old timbers removed we proceeded to construct a boulder retainer along the drive. Midway we constructed a step way to the upper…

giving tuesday

Ecological harmony is at the core of Naturescapes’ philosophy. We believe this means giving back to the community that supports us, and we have donated to a number of causes this fall in honor of Giving Tuesday. Naturescapes supports the following initiatives: Foundation for Learning in Tredyffrin/Easttown (FLITE): FLITE helps students who have financial or environmental challenges…

Tree of Heaven and Norway Maple Banner

For the most part, trees are wonderful. They prevent erosion, provide oxygen, clean our air, and add beauty to our landscapes. However, not all trees are created equal. Certain trees are invasive, and some can provide a good environment for pests. Certain trees, like the Tree of Heaven and the Norway Maple, can do far…

Trail Run and Wellness Fair Banner Image

We hope to see you at the annual Trail Run & Wellness Fair by Kimberton Waldorf School, an event we are proud to sponsor. The Trail Run will raise money to promote clean water and healthy soils in the school and the surrounding community. This year’s theme is sustainability, focused on non-GMO foods and clean…

walkway with plants

This was a two-year project at a home on a wooded lot.  The homeowners put on a large addition.  Massive amounts of rocky/shale ‘soil’ was removed to accommodate the addition and the corresponding outdoor spaces. Older plantings that we put in approximately 20 years ago were cordoned off and remained untouched. The First Year After…

Banner image of Victorian house project

This client had an old Victorian house in Wayne with three enormous Japanese Hollies that had been sheared into perfectly round balls for at least the past 50 years. They covered the entire front of the house, totally obscuring the beautiful stonework of the house. Needless to say, the first thing we did was to…

Brick Patio Banner Image

These folks had a brick patio with very overgrown and weedy borders. They wanted a fresh look with a water feature. After cleaning up the overgrown weeds on the border of the patio, we replanted with site-appropriate shrubs and perennials. Then we began working on the additional water feature. We used the existing timber retaining…

Irregular Flagstone Walkway With Seating Area Banner

2017 Backyard Project Last year, we created a rear pathway out of irregular flagstone for this client. In addition, we planted and added a pondless waterfall. These elements were tied in with their new deck. They were so pleased that this year they asked us to do some additional work on the front of their…

french creek iron tour

Naturescapes is a proud sponsor of The 16th Annual Iron Tour, a bike ride that benefits French and Pickering Creeks Conservation Trust. Ride to Support Natural Conservation On June 10, 2018, the tour will begin at the Kimberton Fire Company Fairgrounds in Phoenixville and continue throughout the historic Warwick and Hopewell Furnaces near the Hibernia…

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