February 24, 2023

Jay Archer Speaking at Upcoming Events: RINLA & NOFA Annual Conferences

Don’t miss these two events! Jay Archer will be speaking at two annual conferences in the coming weeks. This is part of a series of educational talks Jay has participated in this winter, most recently at the Regional Environmental Educators Day (REED) and for the Aspetuck Land Trust (Watch the recorded webinar here!). Rhode Island Nursery & Landscape Association Annual 

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August 29, 2022

Upcoming Events | Mamaroneck Butterfly Festival & Larchmont Native Plant Pollinator Festival | Sat Sept 24th

Mark your calendars, Westchester County, there are TWO great pollinator events coming up next month! We’re so grateful to work in communities with such strong grassroots enthusiasm and municipal support for spreading the mission of ecological restoration! Mamaroneck Monarh Butterfly Festival Saturday Sept 24th | 11 AM – 1 PM | Harbor Island Park, Mamaroneck Fun for the whole family! 

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August 26, 2022

Garden Tour Designed by Jay Archer | Sat Sept 17 | Rye, NY

Don’t miss this chance to tour a private garden in Rye, designed and built by Jay Archer! The event is Saturday, September 17th from 4:00 – 6:00 PM. Rubber boots are encouraged if you would like to tour the adjacent wetland. Thanks to the Ecological Landscape Alliance for organizing the event! Follow the link for all details. About The Secret 

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July 15, 2022

Your Landscape in the Heat of Summer – Maintenance Dos & Don’ts

Current Climate: Cool Spring Turns to HOT Summer Summer has finally arrived. Characteristics of this current year’s (as well as last several years’) weather have been an extended wet and rainy cool spring and uncharacteristically lower humidity levels. As storm water management, sediment, and erosion control professionals, we have seen increased demand for drainage and grading plans, as well as 

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June 24, 2022

Ecological Landscaping News Round Up | Spring 2022

Environmentally conscious gardening — what we in the industry call Ecological Landscaping — is making splashes in mainstream media (hooray!). As spring thaws to summer, and extreme, climate change-driven weather plagues us month after month, more people are starting to look to responsible land stewardship. How can we use our own plots of land to right decades of disturbance and 

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