About Us

A quick overview – My name is Scott Bartho and I’m the owner of Shape and Form. I’m originally from Sydney where I completed my landscape apprenticeship and where the weather is generally warmer.

Once I was a qualified landscaper I decided I needed to see the world. I strapped on a backpack and travelled accross Canada ending up in London where I lived for a few years. While living in London I worked with some large scale landscape construction companies, completing some very interesting projects. Its a time that I will never forget.

Upon returning to Australia I settled in Melbourne where in 2005 I started Shape and Form based in the eastern suburbs of Melbourne.

We are a unique landscape company, in that we manage the whole process, from the design right through to the fully planted and landscaped garden. With the wide range of traditional materials such as natural rock, stone and timber available, coupled with contemporary versions of water features, lighting and plant species, we believe there is no limit to what can be achieved in the garden.

Our projects range in scale from the modest of courtyard make overs to the most ambitious of master plans. We pride ourselves on our customer service, attention to detail and high-quality service from concept through to completion.

We currently have a team of 7 people, 4 qualified landscapers, 2 labourer and an apprentice. We have our own Bobcat and Tip truck.

I took this photo to the right in Copenhagen a few years ago.