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February 15, 2022

Jay Archer to Speak at Westchester Native Plant Center ’s Annual Conference

We are delighted to announce an upcoming virtual speaker series featuring our very own founder, Jay Archer! On Monday March 14th, the SUNY Native Plant Center will be hosting its annual 2022 conference, this year titled The New Green Yard: Climate-Wise Practices & Solutions. Jay will be joining an impressive lineup of industry experts to discuss how landscaping and land 

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February 9, 2022

Landscape Design for Climate Change, Managing and Maintaining Organic Landscapes In Response to Environmental Conditions

We need to consider the real world we live in. This means that in the northeast we are entering our fourth record wet year. The extraordinary height of the water table in southern Westchester County is simply unprecedented. This has resulted in storm water and drainage problems where there historically were none. Before we engineer new solutions and plant plants 

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February 4, 2022

Our Top Sustainable Landscape Design & Build Projects of 2021 | Westchester, Fairfield & Putnam Counties

2021 was a historic year for Green Jay Landscape Design in terms of our growth as a landscape design & build business and our direction towards larger-scale, longer-term, bigger-impact projects. We are incredibly grateful for our passionate clients that enable us to actualize our dream job every day, working with nature to design resilient landscape environments that face the ecological 

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January 18, 2022

GJL Featured on Houzz: 15 Ways to Manage Excess Stormwater in Your Landscape

Green Jay Landscape Design was recently featured on the home improvement site Houzz in a blog about managing excess stormwater in the landscape.  One of our projects from 2018, a White Plains, NY pond restoration and bog garden design, was highlighted among fourteen other talented landscape designers implementing green infrastructure for stormwater management. Read the full Houzz article here! Read 

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January 16, 2022

#1 Estate-Scale Private Nature Sanctuary | Greenwich, CT | Best Landscape Designs of 2021

Finally, as the piece-de-resistance of the past year of landscape design projects, we present our FAVORITE design of 2021: this stunning Greenwich estate designed with the creativity, whimsy and functionality of a private nature sanctuary. This multi-acre property involved many phases of planning, coordination amongst different contractors, and organization between many different vendors. Green Jay Landscape Design acted as the 

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