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How to be sustainable this Christmas

Following this year’s COP26, we should all be aware of just how important it is to make every effort we can to be more sustainable this Christmas and beyond. Small changes can make a BIG difference in reducing our environmental footprint, especially at this time of the year, when the potential for waste, over consumption and […]

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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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Garden design for a shaded outdoor terrace

A shady garden might appear to be challenging, but it can be a wonderful opportunity to work with lower light levels to create a stunning outdoor space. A shaded corner can be a delightful area of a garden for an outdoor dining space as it will provide an enticingly cool contrast to a very bright, […]

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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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