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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March 28, 2022

What our Estate Landscape Design Clients Are Saying [TESTIMONIAL] | Fairfield County, CT

New video: client testimonial + project snapshots of this five-acre estate in Fairfield County, CT! We had a blast on this estate landscape design project! This property has many microclimates and opportunities to design unique, native plants capes that provide a multitude of ecological services. Learn more about the project on our previous blog. More project videos are posted on 

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February 22, 2022

What are the Tangible, Real and Authentic Results from Ecological Landscape Design?

Among the positively powerful emotions and deep feelings we experience as a result of realizing a naturalistic landscape composition are joy, wonder, curiosity and fascination. Exciting and serene, creative artistic landscapes offer visual interest and stimulation while serving many practical ecological services and value, among them are resource conservation, carbon sequestration, wildlife habitat and most importantly probiotic biology necessary for 

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November 1, 2021

Pollinators, Birds, Wildlife Visit Ecological Landscapes [VIDEO TESTIMONIAL]

Our mission as ecological landscape designers has always been to improve our natural environments from traditional, chemical-laden and exotically planted landscapes to native, ecologically-productive habitats. We interviewed several long-term clients on what wildlife visitors they see in their landscape. Watch the video below to hear directly from them! Testimonial Highlights: “No matter what time of year it is, you can 

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July 16, 2021

The Best Native Perennials for NY, CT & NJ [pt. 2]

Welcome back to Part Two of the BEST Native Perennials for NY, CT & NJ. These are often our go-to plants (provided the right site conditions!) because they all contribute majorly to the landscape ecology. All of these selections are regionally native plants that attract pollinators, birds and/or beneficial insects. Many of these native perennials also perform extra ecosystem services 

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