February 12, 2020

Landscape Design, Ecological Restoration, Sustainability and Resilience in Westchester

Whether you are in Pound Ridge, Bedford, Katonah or Scarsdale, Hartsdale or White Plains, though your individual conditions and desires may differ there is one certainty…..things are changing in the landscape environment. The weather is unpredictable. While we cannot change the impact of global climate change, we can certainly change our landscapes and our landscape maintenance practices to improve the 

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February 8, 2020

Summer Poolscape with Native Plants| Landscape Design in Mamaroneck, NY

Sometimes you walk onto a property and wonder how it possibly came to be designed, built and maintained to its current state.  That was the case at this property in Mamaroneck, which had a picket fence encircling the small pool area, disrupting sight views from the house and all other areas of the backyard.  Instead of seeing the calming, serene 

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January 31, 2020

What Does a Landscape Design Master Plan Look Like?

A Landscape Design Master Plan is a full-property design plan represented as an industry-standard AutoCAD drawing, and often accompanied by plant photos, reference photos, color renderings, and/or section drawings to fully convey the design concept. We often recommend Landscape Design Master Plans to clients who come to us initially with smaller projects, because a design is more cohesive when looked 

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January 21, 2020

Our Top Five Landscape Design & Construction Projects of 2019!

2019 was a fantastic year for Green Jay Landscape Design.  We received calls from many like-minding people seeking to detoxify their landscapes and boost the ecological value of their property. It is always a pleasure to work for passionate clients aligned with our mission. In honor of the new year, we’re reflecting on our favorite projects of 2019! Our top 

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December 20, 2019

Good Witches Garden Tour | Biodynamic, Permaculture Garden | Putnam Valley, NY

Throwback to this extremely fun front entry garden!  We completely removed the front lawn and replaced it with a permaculture pollinator garden, planted biodynamically with the waning moon.  There was also a significant amount of custom, natural stone masonry.  We created a new flagstone front walk, a secondary gravel garden path, and a dual stone staircase to reach the lower 

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