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…

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…

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These clients in Malvern, Chester County have lived with their outdated and overgrown front landscape for approximately 20 years.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