June 24, 2022

Ecological Landscaping News Round Up | Spring 2022

Environmentally conscious gardening — what we in the industry call Ecological Landscaping — is making splashes in mainstream media (hooray!). As spring thaws to summer, and extreme, climate change-driven weather plagues us month after month, more people are starting to look to responsible land stewardship. How can we use our own plots of land to right decades of disturbance and 

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June 21, 2022

GJL Designs Pollinator Garden with Rye High School Students at Wainwright House

A new garden is on display at the Wainwright House entrance in Rye, NY. The project was spearheaded by Delia Bajuk, a Rye High School junior  and president of the RHS environmental club, who took an interest in supporting pollinators and biodiversity locally. Delia contacted Green Jay in the winter of 2022 with her idea of developing a pollinator garden 

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June 6, 2022

GJL in the Press! Restoring Biodiversity, One Yard at a Time

Green Jay Landscape Design is thrilled to be included in The Examiner Plus’s article by Bailey Hosfelt Restoring Biodiversity, One Yard at a Time. Hosfelt wrote a thorough and well-researched article featuring quotes from Jay Archer as well as our ecological landscaping colleague Amanda Bayley of Plan it Wild, and grassroots leader Filippine Hoogland of Bedford 2030’s Healthy Yards, and 

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May 24, 2022

Why No Mow May is Not Doing Enough for Pollinators

In at least five states in the country, a movement to protect native bees by refraining from mowing lawns for the month of May is gaining momentum. The movement started in Britain in 2019, and in Wisconsin in 2020. A New York Times feature this year about Wisconsin’s program brought attention to the matter and several states including in Connecticut adopted their own No Mow May programs.  Two researchers at Wisconsin’s Lawrence University 

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April 19, 2022

Green Jay Landscape Design Recommended Home Contractors & Consultants | Westchester, Putnam & Fairfield County

Throughout our years as a landscape design and build business, we’ve had the opportunity to partner with professionals in every aspect of the home improvement industry. Below is a list of our favorite home improvement contractors and consultants based in Fairfield County, CT and Westchester County, NY. We have worked with all of these companies and can vouch for their 

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