May 19, 2020

Forest Bathing, Earthing: The Secret Health Benefits of your Landscape

Now That You Have a Healthy Landscape The final step for cultivating a healthy and safe landscape: spend time in it!  The only true way to reap the benefits of your newly designed outdoor safe haven is to get outside and soak up all the health. To recap, in case you missed the earlier parts of our series on How 

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May 15, 2020

Grow Your Own Organic Food at Home | Professionally Built Vegetable Gardens | Fairfield County CT

Fresh Food from Healthy Soil There’s nothing better than fresh, organic, vine-ripened produce, especially when it comes from your own backyard. Growing your own food in your at-home vegetable garden allows you total control of what goes into the soil and how it is grown.  Research has shown that plants grown in soil with high microbe concentrations uptake more essential 

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May 12, 2020

Ecological Spring Landscape Clean Up Tips [VIDEO] | White Plains, NY

Ecological Landscaping Spring Clean Up We’ve rounded up our best, environmentally-responsible methods for cleaning up your landscape in spring. With decades of experience in organic and natural landscaping, we’ve worked through all the questions and concerns you may have about transitioning to ecological landscaping and maintenance. Ecological landscaping strives to first, do no harm, and second, preserve our precious, essential 

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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 30, 2020

How Can We Make Our Landscapes Safer and Healthier? | Fairfield & Westchester County

As landscape ecologists and designers, we consider ever property an opportunity to improve the health of the local ecosystem and the human health of our clients. These may seem like lofty goals, but we are not just any landscape design firm in Fairfield or Westchester county.  We are proudly an ecological design firm, and nothing brings us more joy than 

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