August 17, 2018

Stream Construction, Pond Restoration and Hillside Planting in New Canaan CT

We received a call earlier this spring from a New Canaan pondowner with a morbid situation. The homeowner was instructed to apply various purportedly natural-source pond cleaning products into the small constructed pond on the property. This pond cleaner cocktail created some unknown reaction, and within thirty minutes, all the fish were belly up. GJL was hired to restore the 

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September 25, 2017

Landscape Construction in Bedford Hills; Natural Stone Staircase with Boulder Rail, Native Perennial Planting with Long Blooming Flowers for Fall

Working with the land, working with nature. That’s what we do ! Like music, a powerful composition using earth products and living thing can generate a sense of well being and happiness. Our landscape compositions offer serenity in often stressful world, not to mention a holistically healthy environment. Oh, I just did. Our creative, artistic design allows us to add 

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August 11, 2017

The Beauty of Natural Stone Work; Including Grading and Drainage

Nothing compares to truly artistic landscape compositions featuring natural stone. Of course it always helps if you start with a site with natural attributes such as our Putnam Valley Good Witches Garden. Jay Archer, President 914-560-6570

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March 30, 2016

Constructing Backyard Waterfalls – Yorktown Heights NY

The scope of this Yorktown, NY project involved recirculating water from five ponds along with constructing five waterfalls. Our work included hydro-dredging as well as installing a bottom aeration system designed to increase the dissolved oxygen level by inverting the laminar flow. This is a mouthful to describe the simple process of turning the water column over to reduce sludge 

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February 17, 2015

Building a Gravel Driveway – Fairfield County

Now is the ideal time to analyze and evaluate the appearance and health of your landscape environment in Fairfield County. What kind of shape are your trees in? How would adding a spring flowering tree affect your mood? Check out Garden Listings or Garden Guides for some landscape ideas. GRAVEL DRIVEWAYS: A BIG STEP TOWARD GOING GREEN. One of the 

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