January 10, 2022

#2 Natural Stone Masonry & Front Entry Garden| Cold Spring, NY | Best Landscape Designs of 2021

Rounding out spot number two in our countdown of the Best Landscape Designs of 2021 is this stunning woodland, lakeside estate in Cold Spring, NY. GJL was tasked with designing a Landscape Master Plan to accommodate several buildings on site: main house, guest house and boat house. Phase one was to construct new natural stone masonry staircases and two new 

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January 1, 2022

#6 Edible Front Yard Permaculture Garden |Darien, CT | Best Landscape Designs of 2021

Not everyone requests a permaculture garden for their front yard landscape…but when they do, we know we are destined to work together! This all-star client is passionate about living off the land – she already had several chickens! – and wanted to maximize the productivity of her residential yard. We created a design of “stacked functions,” a permaculture concept that 

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October 2, 2021

Landscape Design in a Wetland Zone: Erosion Control & Bioengineering | Lake Peekskill, NY

This recently completed landscape design & build project was a complex, steep slope in a delicate wetland environment that required a tremendous amount of permitting, engineering and site development.  We are so proud of the final product and thankful for our incredible team – from Green Jay’s staff to our engineering partners and wetland consultants. The unique site, located on Lake 

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March 8, 2021

GJL’s BEST Landscape Designs of 2020 | NY & CT

We love wrapping up a year and reviewing all of our accomplishments as ecological landscape designers & builders. So, in that spirit, we’ve selected our seven best landscape designs of 2020 to share with you. Let us know which is your favorite!! #7 Coyote Woods in the Cradle of the Forest | Irvington, NY This Landscape Design Master Plan focused 

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December 29, 2020

Terraced Native Gardens w. Water Feature & Natural Hardscape | Westchester, NY

We’re excited to finally share photos of this completed landscape, featuring: a disappearing, naturalistic water feature (constructed by Cooper Ponds), a natural stone patio for the clients’ viewing pleasure, and pathways meandering through terraced native gardens.   This series is part of our 2020 Countdown of GJLs Best Landscape Design Projects of the Year! This is #4: Harvest Hill and 

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