Take a dip

  On a long hot summer's day (we do get some), the opportunity to wander out of the house and dive into the pool is one that many of us may dream of. However, having a new pool constructed is not a decision to be taken lightly. How often will you use it? Can you keep...

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Devil in the detail

Great gardens are a combination of many things but they all have great detailing. It is the little things that count. When we are designing a garden for our clients, thought is given to every finish. The choice of materials and how they work together. The pattern of...

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Topiary or not topiary

J&S Scapes are currently in the process of building a design project we completed earlier in the year. As part of the brief, the client was keen to create a space with clean lines, architectural shapes and instant impact. The property is a combination of Georgian and...

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Plan ahead for your piece of Eden

The sight of bulbs rearing their heads through the warming Spring soil, tells us that Summer is on the way. Attention can turn to the garden and prospective clients will finally get around to getting the garden 'sorted' (definition: creatively designed and beautifully...

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A garden for all seasons

'Year round interest' makes an appearance on every client brief and rightly so. It inevitably conjures up images of reliable evergreens and the deep autumnal colours of deciduous shrubs and trees. The stems of a Dogwood can be a real highlight and a carpet of...

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A growing team

J&S Scapes are pleased to announce the recruitment of Rob Mills into our busy design team. Rob has a flair for planting having previously worked for company creating and delivering planting schemes across Buckinghamshire. Rob will initially gain experience across the...

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J&S Scapes wins prestigious BALI National Landscape Award

J & S Scapes Ltd based in Whitchurch, received a major award at the BALI National Landscape Awards 2014 in association with Horticulture Week, held in London on Friday 5th December.The Awards, which are run annually by the British Association of Landscape Industries...

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Showing your new garden off with a party

When a garden landscaping project has just been finished and everything is looking at its very best, there is nothing like a good party to give family and friends a chance to enjoy it.  Gathering outdoors with friends is a great way to celebrate the fine weather and...

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