July 31, 2020

Creating Bird and Pollinator Habitat at Home with Native Plants | Westchester & Fairfield County

This is Part Two in our series Where Have All the Birds, Bees and Butterflies Gone?  Catch up on Part One where we discuss the staggering population losses in recent history and the main causes – urbanization, habitat destruction, and exposure to toxic pesticides. Below we’ve compiled our tips for creating bird habitat for native and migrating birds as well 

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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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May 6, 2020

Design for Biodiversity with Pollinator & Wildlife Gardens | Step 3 Toward a Healthy Landscape | Fairfield County

We are in the business of designing butterfly gardens, pollinator gardens, and ecological landscapes to support biodiversity.  GJL firmly believes enhancing biodiversity is they key to healthy, resilient landscapes, that in turn provide human health benefits. This post is part two of our series on How to Make Our Landscapes Safer & Healthier.  Catch up on Part One, where we discuss organic 

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April 22, 2020

Designing an Organic Pollinator Garden: Tips from a Landscape Ecologist | Fairfield County, CT

First of all, Happy Earth Day! We’re celebrating our favorite holiday with a deep dive into one of our main raison d’être for working in our field – pollinators! We are so thrilled by the growing cultural shift toward awareness and appreciation for our native bees, butterflies, dragonflies, wasps, syrphid flies and other ecological superstars in the pollinator family.  Local 

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March 31, 2020

Wildlife Habitat Certification at Home in Rye, New York

Our home landscape is a classroom and demonstration garden for our passionate work. In early morning the pearls of dew collected on this wolf spider web illustrates the value of living with nature, encouraging and accepting kinship with all creatures and the joyful wonder we receive in return. Careful not to walk through!  Spiders are not only indicator species, they 

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