May 6, 2019

The Truth About Pollinator Pathways and Organics

There has been incredible support lately for Pollinator Pathways (see our previous post on the efforts in Westchester and Fairfield counties).  Simultaneously, the ecological landscaping and native plant movements have taken off in laudable efforts to improve our landscapes aesthetically and ecologically. What is often not discussed, however, is the pinnacle importance of organics. Selecting native plants for a Pollinator Pathway gardens is a 

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September 19, 2018

Backyard Bird & Butterfly Sanctuary in Croton-on-Hudson

When we first visited this Croton-on-Hudson property, we noticed the unique existing architectural features, including a wooden bridge from the deck to back lawn and a beautifully curving, stacked stonewall that enclosed the rear perimeter.  The rest of the backyard, though, left much to be desired.  One narrow garden bed in front of the deck cut off the rest of 

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August 3, 2018

2018 Eco-Resolutions Part 3: Reduce Your Lawn Area, Boost Biodiversity

Ever step back and wonder how a trend came to be? Like fat free cookies, shoulder pads, and fidget spinners…were they good ideas that rapidly ran their course, or absolute absurdities that never should have taken off in the first place? As landscape professionals, we can confidently say the #1 landscape trend in America is… LAWN! Nearly every residential and 

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March 27, 2017

Preparing your Landscape for Spring – Going Green, Naturally with Sustainable Organics

There is no reason to continue poisoning our landscapes, our water, ourselves and our children by the unnecessary use of lawn and tree care pesticides. This is true whether you are living in White Plains, Scarsdale, Bedford, Katonah or Rye. Now is the time to make a change for our health and the health of landscapes. By joining us and 

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October 17, 2016

Summer to Fall: The Power of Perennial Gardens

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