January 9, 2021

Pollinator Pathways Darien, CT | Landscape Design Case Studies

Pollinator Pathways is spreading with incredibly encouraging speed and enthusiasm throughout New England.  The organization’s mission is to promote pollinator-friendly landscapes throughout geographic areas, to help connect habitats and bridge the gap of development and habitat destruction.  Connecticut is leading the way with many local division in Fairfield County, especially in Darien, CT.  Through these grassroots efforts, we’ve been able to connect with new, like-minded clients 

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December 23, 2020

GJL’s Best Landscape Designs Fairfield County, CT!

Fairfield County, Connecticut is a beautiful place for landscape design. With the natural landscape ranging from mature forests to coastal wetlands, there is much inspiration to draw from, not to mention incredible ecological value worth protecting! Jay Archer has worked as a landscape designer in Fairfield County for over thirty years . We’ve compiled our favorite Connecticut landscape design & 

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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 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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