November 19, 2020

Permaculture Terrace Garden with Erosion Control | Hastings, NY

Your permaculture terrace garden landscape will serve as an invitation to life…for all living beings great and small…plant, animal and mineral. The natural beauty and mystery of life, manifest in its many glorious forms and permutations, will inhabit your biosphere.  From the primal source of rich organic and mineral matter complete with fungi and bacteria as well as all the 

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November 2, 2020

Native Gardens, Organic Lawn Lift & Level w. Wilder Designs | Larchmont, NY

Collaboration divides the tasks and multiplies the successes. The saying certainly rings true for this three-way collaboration project between Green Jay Landscape Design, Wilder Designs, and Rock Shelter, featuring native gardens, an organic lawn installation, hardscape and carpentry work. The landscape design and construction project in Larchmont, NY was designed by Nantucket-based Rita ­­­Higgins of Wilder Designs. Rita’s ecologically-based company produces stunning natural 

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October 3, 2020

Pro Spotlight: Mark Highland of Organic Mechanics [VIDEO]

The Organic Mechanics Soil Company is an organic compost and potting soil manufacturer using 100% organic and locally-sourced ingredients. We use their Biochar Blend featuring organic compost, worm casting and biochar, in virtually every one of our landscape installations. We believe it is a key ingredient in developing healthy soil microbial populations, in turn producing thriving. organic gardens. In the 

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September 26, 2020

Moving to the Suburbs? How to Make the Most of Your Outdoor Living Space

The global pandemic has shifted (among many other things) our perspective on our living spaces. There have been anecdotal reports of urbanites fleeing to the suburbs since the beginning of the stay at home orders. Fairfield and Westchester County home prices increased, and inventory shrank during spring and summer, an obvious ripple effect of the severity of the virus in 

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August 24, 2020

Lawnscaping Versus Ecological Landscaping | Westchester & Fairfield County

The majority of landscaping in the United States is really just lawn care. There are approximately 40 million acres of lawn in the lower 48 states alone, accounting for 1.2% of the continental land mass. What do we achieve from such colossal acreage? Well, lawns are the largest irrigated crop in the US, and Americans apply a staggering 80 million 

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