November 18, 2013

Winter Landscape Preparation – Westchester, Putnam and Fairfield Counties

Danger! Rough road ahead ! Why does no one talk about the fall drought we are experiencing? Is it true that we just don’t care or are unaware and insensitive to the natural world around us as well as the needs of our landscapes? Even if you have an underground irrigation system to water your lawns and landscape beds, I’m 

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November 7, 2013

Wetland Restoration – Native Riverbank Planting – South Salem NY

This naturally beautiful landscape was the setting for a very interesting wetland restoration. The large pond pictured is actually part of the Mill River system. To improve the water quality, stabilize the soil, increase the habitat value and bio-diversity a planting plan was produced. Care was taken not to disturb the existing soil surface and riverbank. No significant grading or 

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November 4, 2013

Indoor Water Garden Display – Warwick NY

One of the newest exciting trends in landscape design is bringing nature and natural landscaping into the interior design space. In this case it’s at Garden State Koi’s Warwick, New York facility. Over the course of last winter they constructed this beautiful display garden featuring ponds, streams, waterfalls as well as landscape planting and even artificial turf. A most inspiring 

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October 28, 2013

The character of natural stonework in the home landscape – Chappaqua NY

We are blessed with such a wealth of wonderful natural resources and material in Westchester. There is a rich diversity of geology which creates opportunities to craft unique individual design features in the landscape. Depending on access and availability natural stone can be easily incorporated into a landscape. Whether for retaining walls, paths, steps, patios or just for effect, stone 

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October 10, 2013

Landscape and Grounds Maintenance – Gardening, Lawn, Tree and Shrub Care – Westchester County

Many homeowners, businesses and institutions (both public and private) spend a considerable amount of time, money and resources in an effort to present an attractive appearance by investing in landscape services. This may be by hiring a professional Landscape Architect, Landscape Designer, Contractor or Nursery to improve the appearance of the landscape. The intention and motivation is to make the 

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