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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June 16, 2020

Pool Landscaping, Wetland Mitigation & Modern Bluestone Front Entrance | Riverside, CT

Landscaping for a newly constructed home is always an exciting job – a completely blank slate! This contemporary country home in Riverside, Connecticut already had great design features to work with: a modern rectangular pool in need of landscaping, and mature trees lining the front and back of the property.  The client also needed to complete wetland mitigation requirements with 

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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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March 4, 2020

Front Entry Landscape Design & Renovation | Mamaroneck, NY

Sometimes less is more! There is no substitute for living color in the landscape ! Life is short, we should enjoy, cherish and celebrate each precious moment. Formulating a Design Composition From the moment I am hired to consult for a new landscape project, I image I am the homeowner living, day to day, on the property I am evaluating. 

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