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 7, 2020

Landscape Design for Natural Mosquito Control (Storm Water Management for Health) | Step 4 for a Healthy Landscape

Mosquitos are a total nuisance – they can make treasured outdoor spaces unbearable!  They are also a public health risk, carrying diseases such as West Nile in the Northeastern US. This is Step Four of our series on How to Make Our Landscapes Safer & Healthier.  Catch up on Steps One and Two and Step Three.  Traditional (Toxic) Mosquito Control Unfortunately, 

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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 12, 2020

Environmentally-Friendly Landscape Design & Organic Lawn | Mamaroneck, NY

What are the dominant characteristics of your landscape? Do you have mature trees to accentuate, or a sunny area to take advantage of? What is your preference in terms of landscape styles, color etc.? I suggest you use Instagram, Pinterest, Facebook and any other sources for ideas and particular images you like. In addition, a very important layer and consideration 

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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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