April 4, 2022

How To Design & Certify Your Landscape as a Wildlife Habitat | Westchester & Fairfield County

A tangible shift is occurring in the way we view and value our landscapes. While we once revered immaculate, unchanging expanses of lawn and exotic evergreens, the trend in recent years is to use landscape design to effect real ecological restoration. No matter the size of your property, by following the principals of ecological landscape design, we can create habitats 

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August 31, 2021

What the UN Climate Report Means for Landscape Designers: Carbon Sinks [Pt 1]

You probably saw the headlines a few weeks ago on the latest UN IPCC Climate Report. It was dire. It stated that we are unequivocally on pace to reach and exceed 1.5 degrees Celsius of warming in the next twenty years. This new reality will affect every single resident of planet Earth as sea levels rise, lands flood and droughts persist.  We 

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March 12, 2021

Introducing Our Latest Partners for 2021: Compost Werks, Sweet Clover Designs, & Homefront Farmers

They say it takes a village to raise a child.  The same is true for impacting community-wide responsible land stewardship!  That’s why we are proud to announce our latest partners in ecological landscaping. This 2021 season we will be collaborating with local experts in organic plant health care, organic garden maintenance and vegetable garden installations.  Learn about our new partners below! Compost Werks 

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December 3, 2020

Fall Landscape Maintenance: Feed Your Shrubs & Trees! [VIDEO]| Rye, NY

Jay dives into one of the most important tasks on your fall landscape maintenance checklist: feed your shrubs and ornamental trees! Always choose natural-source products for an organic landscape. We look for the OMRI-approved label. Plants must also be fed according to their pH preferences — some plants prefer a more acidic environment, some prefer more alkaline, and some are 

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October 4, 2020

Organic Meadow Management | Westchester, NY

This organic meadow is now in its fourth year.  Before our change in management practices, this field was a manicured lawn, one of many on the North Salem estate. Jay and the client agreed the area, as a lawn, was squandered potential and decided to convert it to a meadow simply by stopping the weekly mowing practices.   Site Conditions for Meadow 

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