April 19, 2022

Green Jay Landscape Design Recommended Home Contractors & Consultants | Westchester, Putnam & Fairfield County

Throughout our years as a landscape design and build business, we’ve had the opportunity to partner with professionals in every aspect of the home improvement industry. Below is a list of our favorite home improvement contractors and consultants based in Fairfield County, CT and Westchester County, NY. We have worked with all of these companies and can vouch for their 

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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 10, 2022

GJL Featured in Westchester Magazine| 3 Landscape Designers Share How to Create a More Eco-Friendly Yard

Thanks to the excellent reporting from Westchester Magazine, there is more attention and public awareness than ever on ecological landscape design.  Residential neighborhoods all over Westchester, Putnam & Fairfield counties are turning toward organic landscaping that mitigates climate change, restores habitats, and maximizes ecosystem services. As spring approaches, now is a perfect time to evaluate your landscape from an ecological 

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March 8, 2022

An Open Letter on the Invasion of Ukraine | Repost from the Society of Ecological Restoration

Reposting the thoughtful words from our friends at the Society of Ecological Restoration on the recent Russian attack on Ukraine and its far-reaching impacts. Feature photo caption: “Polesia, Europe’s greatest intact floodplain, straddles the borders of Poland, Belarus, Ukraine, and Russia. This region, which already faces degradation from climate change, hunting, logging, and mining, is now threatened by war.“ “Conflict 

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February 24, 2022

When Do You Need a Wetland Consultant and What Do They Do?

A large part of our ecological consulting work involves wetlands throughout Fairfield County, Westchester County and Putnam County.  In some settings, we partner with licensed wetland scientists or soil scientists to delineate the wetland area on the property — critical site information that informs the landscape design. How Do You Know If You Need a Wetland Consultant? Mitigation Depending on 

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