January 26, 2021

Modern Patio Design, Pool Landscaping & Front Yard Garden | Greenwich, CT

This property perfectly blends contemporary clean lines with a rustic farmhouse style, in both architecture and landscape design. Green Jay Landscape Design was hired to create a full-scale Landscape Design Master Plan that emphasized pool landscaping and front yard design. The full scope of design work included: Natural stone masonry (patios and walkways) to enable circulation and entertaining  Pool area 

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January 11, 2021

Hillside Garden: Landscaping a Steep Slope for Erosion Control | Dutchess County, NY

A Hillside garden can be one of the most challenging landscape designs to execute, especially if it is a steep slope, like this Holmes, NY backyard. Why? Steep slopes are more prone to erosion — washing away of precious topsoil — especially during storm events. Furthermore, if the soil structure is high in sand and gravel, stormwater can drain too 

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December 29, 2020

Terraced Native Gardens w. Water Feature & Natural Hardscape | Westchester, NY

We’re excited to finally share photos of this completed landscape, featuring: a disappearing, naturalistic water feature (constructed by Cooper Ponds), a natural stone patio for the clients’ viewing pleasure, and pathways meandering through terraced native gardens.   This series is part of our 2020 Countdown of GJLs Best Landscape Design Projects of the Year! This is #4: Harvest Hill and 

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December 28, 2020

Front Yard Permaculture Landscape w. Garden Terraces, Natural Stone Masonry|Darien, CT

Your perfectly purposeful permaculture theme landscape will be a completely functioning eco habitat designed to conserve resources and fulfill your desire to create a cosmos within a cosmos (a complex orderly self-inclusive system).This high function eco system will act as a model of a pollinator pathway landscape and a carbon net-positive planet rescue mission. Not a minor set of design 

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November 19, 2020

Permaculture Terrace Garden with Erosion Control | Hastings, NY

Your permaculture terrace garden landscape will serve as an invitation to life…for all living beings great and small…plant, animal and mineral. The natural beauty and mystery of life, manifest in its many glorious forms and permutations, will inhabit your biosphere.  From the primal source of rich organic and mineral matter complete with fungi and bacteria as well as all the 

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