May 12, 2020

Ecological Spring Landscape Clean Up Tips [VIDEO] | White Plains, NY

Ecological Landscaping Spring Clean Up We’ve rounded up our best, environmentally-responsible methods for cleaning up your landscape in spring. With decades of experience in organic and natural landscaping, we’ve worked through all the questions and concerns you may have about transitioning to ecological landscaping and maintenance. Ecological landscaping strives to first, do no harm, and second, preserve our precious, essential 

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February 12, 2020

Landscape Design, Ecological Restoration, Sustainability and Resilience in Westchester

Whether you are in Pound Ridge, Bedford, Katonah or Scarsdale, Hartsdale or White Plains, though your individual conditions and desires may differ there is one certainty…..things are changing in the landscape environment. The weather is unpredictable. While we cannot change the impact of global climate change, we can certainly change our landscapes and our landscape maintenance practices to improve the 

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November 7, 2019


Before settling into winter, there are a number of landscape checklist items.  At GJL, we shred leaves, add them to garden beds, apply anti-dessicant to evergreens, and winterize irrigation systems…none of these tasks are nearly as fun as planting spring flowering bulbs! And now is your window of opportunity! Bulbs are a fantastic addition to any landscape for a number of 

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May 13, 2019

Ecological Practices for Your Landscape Spring Clean Up | Westchester, NY

What’s the best way to wake up your landscape after winter and gear it up for spring and summer?  Not all Spring Clean Up programs are alike, but we put together some general guidelines for maximizing ecosystem services and getting your yard back to its vibrant, thriving self. 1. DITCH THE GAS-POWERED LEAF BLOWER Gas-powered leaf blowers hit the trifecta 

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March 18, 2019

Landscape Renovation and Professional Gardening | Brewster NY

All our landscapes require maintenance. Yours and mine! Plants aren’t furniture! We even replace or renew our furniture every 10-20 years, hopefully! Things change, grow, evolve etc. that includes our taste and sensibilities. Keep it fresh! Don’t wait until everything is so overgrown or outdated that you don’t know where to start. (See video at.bottom of post to see how 

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