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About Us

Experience Matters.

When you work with the team at CountryScape, you get decades of hands-on experience in high-end residential and commercial landscape design, landscape construction, patio design and installation, stone and brick masonry, and planting design. No project is too large for us to take on. Our team of designers, contractors and masons are based in Shelburne Falls, Massachusetts and offer a range of landscape design services to clients throughout Western Massachusetts and Southern Vermont.

Understanding Your Vision. Exceeding Your Expectations.

When you schedule an appointment with CountryScape, owner and landscape designer Justin Bardwell will visit your home to discuss your project ideas and goals, your budget for the project, and the time frame in which you would like the project completed. We believe that forming a relationship with our clients is an important part of understanding your vision.

The CountryScape team has the proven knowledge and expertise to complete the most complex projects to the highest professional standards, in a timely manner and on budget–it’s our guarantee! We have the unique ability to provide all of your landscape design and construction needs in-house.

Our Team

Justin Bardwell

Owner / Landscape Designer

Justin, a lifelong resident of Shelburne Falls, Massachusetts, is a graduate of the Stockbridge School of Agriculture at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst with a degree in Landscape Contracting. While at UMass, Justin met fellow student, John Buxton, who also shared his passion for landscape design and construction. The pair worked together on projects and eventually teamed up to start CountryScape in 2003.

John Buxton

Project Supervisor

John, also a Massachusetts native, received a Bachelor’s Degree in Design from Bridgewater State College and also studied post graduate Landscape Architecture at the Stockbridge School of Agriculture at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst–where he and Justin crossed paths. John spent several years working in the industry in the Lake Tahoe region of Nevada before returning back to Massachusetts and starting CountryScape with Justin.

Our friendly and knowledgeable team will guide you through the entire process.


The contract price for your project is guaranteed–That means no surprises!​

At CountryScape, we stress the importance of getting a detailed contract from any contractor you hire. A detailed agreement is the best tool for making your expectations clear, and understanding everything included in the cost. When you hire CountryScape for your project, you will receive a detailed agreement regarding your project, addressing all of your questions.

We will be in close communication with you throughout the entire process, providing you with diligent craftsmanship and peace of mind that your project is being completed on time and on budget.


All CountryScape employees are committed to continuous education on the latest landscape products and construction practices within our industry. This commitment allows us to offer our customers the highest quality work and expert assistance in choosing the best products and services to fit their budget. Below are member associations we’re proud to represent, and professional licenses CountryScape employees have achieved.

MA Construction Supervisor #CS-106014

MA Home Improvement Contractor #188537

MA Hoisting Engineer #HE-167300