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The art of creating garden zones

At Artscape our professional garden designers can help you create your dream garden. Through our Award-winning garden design and landscaping, we are able to create your perfect outdoor space. For example, having a series of distinct garden zones or “rooms” allows you to maximise the way you use and enjoy your garden. These separated areas […]

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Plan the perfect landscaping for your garden and lifestyle

Garden landscaping is a big trend with many designers focusing on their client’s gardens becoming all-weather outdoor spaces for relaxing and entertaining, especially with more time is being spent at home these days. Our team of landscapers and garden designers at Artscape have developed many beautiful and functional garden landscapes for homeowners in Berkshire and […]

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Contemporary garden designs for modern living

Many Artscape commissions in Berkshire and Buckinghamshire are for contemporary garden designs. Contemporary gardens are rather like outdoor rooms and an extension of the home. Our clients usually want us to design and build a garden that will be a beautiful and enjoyable modern living space for relaxing and entertaining. A typical contemporary garden design […]

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Celebrating 40 years in garden design and landscaping

Artscape has been featured in the Maidenhead Advertiser after celebrating 40 years in garden design and landscaping.   A garden design and landscaping business that began in a spare room has celebrated turning 40, writes Georgina Bishop. Artscape Design & Build in Golden Ball Lane, Pinkneys Green, was founded by director, Ross Moyse. As well […]

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National Meadows Day

It’s National Meadows Day on Saturday 6th July and the perfect time of year to see the delicate wildflowers and butterflies at their colourful best. The National Trust look after many meadows around Berkshire, from the rare chalk grassland landscapes at The Holies, near Reading, to the butterfly-rich meadow clearings at Maidenhead Thicket. We even […]

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Spring 2019 arrived in November 2018

The Woodland Trust’s Nature’s Calendar project has received over 64 records of early spring activity that started in November 2018 – including insects that have been spotted active up to 5 months earlier than normal. Mild weather seems to have temporarily disturbed insects from hibernation. A small tortoiseshell butterfly appeared flying outdoors on Christmas Day […]

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Award Winning Rose Breeder dies

David Charles Henshaw Austin OBE was a rose breeder and writer who lived in Shropshire, England. His emphasis was on breeding roses with the character and fragrance of old garden roses but with the repeat-flowering ability and wide colour range of modern roses such as hybrid teas and floribundas. His family issued an announcement: It […]

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Industry joins together to help against Xylella threat

Following growing concern about the potential impact of the bacterium Xylella fastidiosa on the UK environment, earlier this week the Horticultural Trades Association (HTA), together with several garden retailers and growers, have coordinated an embargo on imported stock from infected areas. The move, which is joined by a 5-point health management plan, has arisen from […]

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A chair from your lawn

Fancy having a grass armchair in your garden? Now it may become a simple reality following the the relaunch of a project to make it easy for anyone to create using a kit, to which you just need to add soil and grass. However the mowing won’t be too easy! The grass armchair made by […]

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Growth of city trees can cut air pollution

Planting trees is a cost-effective way to tackle urban air pollution, which is a growing problem for many cities. A study by US-based The Nature Conservancy (TNC) reported than the average reduction of particulate matter near a tree was between 7% and 24%. Particulate matter (PM) is microscopic particles that become trapped in the lungs […]

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