December 28, 2021

#7 Bright & Easy Low-Maintenance Landscape | Best Landscape Designs of 2021 | Hartsdale, NY

Sometimes the most impactful designs are simple in nature. With proper planning, timing and execution this project stayed uncomplicated, yet delivered beautiful results – just in time to enjoy in the spring warmth! The key was to begin the process in early winter, when Green Jay’s Design Team had ample time to analyze the site and complete the residential design. 

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December 22, 2021

Sustainable Stewardship: Long-Term Management for Multi-Acre Properties

We are extremely proud to announce a new service offering for 2022, the Sustainable Stewardship Program. The offering is a holistic management program for clients with large properties (five acres or more) across Westchester, Putnam, Fairfield, and Morris counties. Beyond estate-level grounds maintenance, the program seeks to evaluate the unique environments within each property from an ecological perspective, aiming to 

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December 15, 2021

Defining Outdoor Spaces through Circulation, Custom Masonry & Native Gardens | Cold Spring, NY

On larger properties with multiple dwellings, circulation paths are critical to the experience of the landscape and help define each space. This cabin-style new build in Cold Spring, New York called for a custom masonry design that incorporated the front entrance, garage entrance, guest house entrance, boat house access, lakefront access and a lakefront patio. The existing hardscape consisted of 

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November 1, 2021

Pollinators, Birds, Wildlife Visit Ecological Landscapes [VIDEO TESTIMONIAL]

Our mission as ecological landscape designers has always been to improve our natural environments from traditional, chemical-laden and exotically planted landscapes to native, ecologically-productive habitats. We interviewed several long-term clients on what wildlife visitors they see in their landscape. Watch the video below to hear directly from them! Testimonial Highlights: “No matter what time of year it is, you can 

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October 2, 2021

Landscape Design in a Wetland Zone: Erosion Control & Bioengineering | Lake Peekskill, NY

This recently completed landscape design & build project was a complex, steep slope in a delicate wetland environment that required a tremendous amount of permitting, engineering and site development.  We are so proud of the final product and thankful for our incredible team – from Green Jay’s staff to our engineering partners and wetland consultants. The unique site, located on Lake 

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