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 6, 2020

Ecological Landscape Design & Organic Land Care Management | Mamaroneck, NY

This beautiful no-lawn landscape, originally designed by Larry Weaner Associates, was augmented to include a variety of flowering bulbs to increase curb appeal in this native plant landscape. Early blooming spring perennials and ground covers (green mulch) were added to invite pollinators and reduce the need for expensive, labor-heavy weeding and removal of invasive species. This is a fabulous example 

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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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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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