Archive for Garden planting

Designing a Japanese zen garden

A Japanese zen garden, also known as a Japanese dry garden or Japanese rock garden, has the distinctive style of a miniature landscape. This is achieved by carefully composing arrangements of rocks and large rustic stones which represent mountains, with decorative gravel and pebbles, symbolising rivers and lakes in a highly stylised way. Natural boulders and stepping stones […]

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Eco-friendly garden design and landscaping

At Artscape, we design and landscape gardens with nature in mind. This means using plants and materials which work beautifully for gardens all over Berkshire and Buckinghamshire and help the natural environment too. Thoughtful garden design and sustainable hard landscaping helps to preserve precious natural resources and supports wildlife. Eco-friendly garden landscaping uses sustainable materials […]

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