April 22, 2020

Designing an Organic Pollinator Garden: Tips from a Landscape Ecologist | Fairfield County, CT

First of all, Happy Earth Day! We’re celebrating our favorite holiday with a deep dive into one of our main raison d’être for working in our field – pollinators! We are so thrilled by the growing cultural shift toward awareness and appreciation for our native bees, butterflies, dragonflies, wasps, syrphid flies and other ecological superstars in the pollinator family.  Local 

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April 14, 2020

Natural Landscape Design & Sustainable Hardscaping | White Plains, New York

The challenge was to create an attractive contemporary landscape with the flavor of a Early American, post Thomas Jefferson era landscape for the United Methodist Center in White Plains, New York. Early American landscapes necessarily shared features consistent with permaculture and ecological landscape design. This was a time when pesticides and man-made contaminants were not an issue. There was regular 

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March 31, 2020

Wildlife Habitat Certification at Home in Rye, New York

Our home landscape is a classroom and demonstration garden for our passionate work. In early morning the pearls of dew collected on this wolf spider web illustrates the value of living with nature, encouraging and accepting kinship with all creatures and the joyful wonder we receive in return. Careful not to walk through!  Spiders are not only indicator species, they 

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March 20, 2020

Native Plant Landscape Design in White Plains, New York

Flowering plants give us pleasure and enjoyment. They also provide critical ecosystem services in our landscape environment. This lovely cottage style garden in downtown White Plains serves as a precious sanctuary for pollinators and a tremendous variety of migrating birds. Developing Westchester’s green spaces / native plant corridors are valuable to many life forms from the soil microorganisms to the 

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February 26, 2020

Landscape Design and Development in Putnam and Dutchess County, New York

Take a Look at Your Front Yard What does it do? Aside from the wild and magically natural beauty of the ecological composition, this front yard is a oasis for wildlife. Abundant with a diverse variety of beneficial life, from healthy soil microbes to birds, butterflies and insects, this little peace of paradise is happiness incarnate. Productive & Beautiful Landscape 

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