July 23, 2020

How to Plant and Transplant in Extreme Heat (Organically!) [VIDEO]

Jay breaks down our process for planting and transplanting in 90 degree heat or higher. Transplanting at these temperatures can be extremely stressful for the plant, unless proper precautions are taken. We break down Green Jay Landscape Design’s organic process for transplanting and planting (including mature trees) in peak summer with high temperatures and humidity. Leave us a comment on 

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June 24, 2020

Ecological Foundation Planting | Landscape Design Master Plan | Irvington, NY

Often, the most critical part of developing a landscape plan is knowing what to edit, remove and replace.  This was definitely the case for this Westchester, NY home with overgrown foundation plantings that restricted essential airflow around the home and overshadowed the home’s architectural features. Landscape Site Conditions The client also had their new family in mind, and asked for 

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May 27, 2020

Front Yard Native Garden & Bluestone Walkway, Lawn Replacement | Larchmont, NY

A newly renovated home requires an updated landscape design to compliment it.  In this case, the front façade of the home was given a modern update with unique architectural elements – major inspiration for the designers at Green Jay Landscape Design! We have worked with this client for many years, developing the landscape in phases.  The initial phases focused on 

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April 12, 2020

Environmentally-Friendly Landscape Design & Organic Lawn | Mamaroneck, NY

What are the dominant characteristics of your landscape? Do you have mature trees to accentuate, or a sunny area to take advantage of? What is your preference in terms of landscape styles, color etc.? I suggest you use Instagram, Pinterest, Facebook and any other sources for ideas and particular images you like. In addition, a very important layer and consideration 

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April 3, 2020

Natural Landscape Design with Earth Elements: Stone, Wood & Water | Bedford Hills, New York

A woodland retreat should exhibit all the elements of nature to convey a feeling of peace and serenity. Gravel drive, landscape boulders, winding garden paths leading to a deck/terrace complete with naturalistic waterfall and small pond. Soothing and relaxing, as it should be. The sound of water gently flows, dappled shade, birds singing, a quiet exuberance of color emerges from 

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