March 8, 2015

Landscape Design – Redesigning a Backyard Landscape – Putnam County

Transforming What You Have Into What You Want This landscape design challenge was exemplified by a backyard project along the Hudson River. When we arrived on the scene, a large part of the backyard (about 30%) was paved, impervious asphalt driveway. Above: BEFORE PHOTO.   Two large storm drain/catch basins were installed directing storm water off site, down slope. Belgium 

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March 12, 2014

Spring Landscape Design and Construction; Sustainable Maintenance – Pound Ridge NY

The vibrant, verdant beauty of spring is just around the corner. This is the most important time of year to prepare for enjoying your landscape and outdoor living space. Do you have a plan for developing your landscape? Do you have a program that insures the best performance and appearance for your lawns, trees, shrubs and flowers? Are you caring 

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October 28, 2013

The character of natural stonework in the home landscape – Chappaqua NY

We are blessed with such a wealth of wonderful natural resources and material in Westchester. There is a rich diversity of geology which creates opportunities to craft unique individual design features in the landscape. Depending on access and availability natural stone can be easily incorporated into a landscape. Whether for retaining walls, paths, steps, patios or just for effect, stone 

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January 24, 2013

Outdoor Living – Old World Masonry, New World Look – Irvington NY

We constructed this patio terrace with full color bluestone in Irvington, New York. This outdoor space includes a retaining wall, double level patio and vegetative screen. In this case a combination of deciduous and evergreen trees and shrubs were planted on a elevated berm retained with site appropriate natural boulders. This design and construction is a wonderful complement and addition 

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