May 15, 2023

Design a Pollinator Rain Garden for Ecosystem Services [VIDEO]

Rain gardens are a valuable piece of green infrastructure that belong on every property! Rain gardens are designed and strategically sited in a landscape to disrupt and absorb stormwater sheet flow before it pollutes other bodies of water. Case Study: Wainwright House, Rye, NY In this video, Jay discuses a 2022 community service project we worked on with Rye High 

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April 13, 2023

Native Plant Landscaping Trends for 2023

Native plants have experienced a PR glow up in the last few years, graduating from their “weedy” classification to pillars of the ecological landscaping movement. Grassroots organizations have been pivotal in changing the narrative around plant selection. Thanks to groups like National Audubon Society, the National Wildlife Fund, Pollinator Pathways, and Doug Tallamy’s Homegrown National Park, there is greater public 

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April 10, 2023

Homefront Farmers and Riverside Fence Join Forces

Last month we attended an event hosted by Riverside Fence and Homefront Farmers to commemorate their new partnership! The two unique brands will remain, but they are now under the same ownership. The event was a great success! We saw examples of both brands’ work, and heard about how the plan to work together moving forward. We love this collaboration 

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April 5, 2023

Applying Biodynamic Strategies to the Residential Landscape

Spring is here, in all its excitements of color and vivacity. May is just around the corner, and with it comes the best time of the year to plant biodynamically. We install landscapes from April to November, have done so for decades, and can confidentially say that gardens planted in May have the fastest, fullest growth trajectory of any month 

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March 24, 2023

How to Prepare Your Landscape for Spring, Creating an Eco-Friendly Landscape Environment 

My how things have changed! We used to work so hard at cleaning up the landscape, the lawns and garden beds in the fall and again in spring. Now, we collectively have a better understanding of how we can manage our resources for our own human health as well as for pollinators and other insects. The Pollinator Pathway Initiative as 

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