March 24, 2020

Storm Water Management, Landscape Design & Engineering: The Big Picture | Darien, CT

Topography, flow paths and sheet flow, surface, subsurface, French drains, perimeter drains, berms, bioswales, perk and infiltration rates are all important physical considerations to developing any substantial landscape architecture or garden design plan. In consulting we often see the negative effects of lack of design planning and storm water engineering, like the ponding in the above photo. This occurred at 

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February 5, 2020

Landscape Design, Storm Water and Drainage Solutions in Chappaqua, NY

With more frequent storms and greater volumes of rainfall/storm water, we need to consider how that impacts our properties and effects landscape design as well as maintaining our existing and future drainage systems. Wherever, whenever we can we design and employ bioengineering techniques. This may be as simple as bioswales and rain gardens or more advanced and complicated systems such 

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January 21, 2020

Our Top Five Landscape Design & Construction Projects of 2019!

2019 was a fantastic year for Green Jay Landscape Design.  We received calls from many like-minding people seeking to detoxify their landscapes and boost the ecological value of their property. It is always a pleasure to work for passionate clients aligned with our mission. In honor of the new year, we’re reflecting on our favorite projects of 2019! Our top 

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October 9, 2019

A Voice For Nature: Dan Epstein in Rye, NY [VIDEO INTERVIEW + TIMELAPSE]

We love clients like Dan — those who care enough to know about mycorrhizal networks, microbiomes, and species fragmentation.  From day one during the consultation, just by his vocabulary,  we we knew Dan would be a super star client that deserved an ecological landscape masterpiece.  This was one of our largest and most special transformations of the 2019 season! Dan and 

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July 6, 2016

Contract for Landscape Planting/Mini Rain Garden

Often times our customers ask about example contracts and a scope of work/ services. Below we have provided an example contract as well as images of the work provided for this specific project. We have of course omitted the contact information for our client as well as the costs as costs are always based on specific project details. For more 

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