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April 27, 2022

What is Green Infrastructure and How to Design & Implement in a Residential Landscape | Westchester & Fairfield County

Storms and rainfall accumulation have gotten more extreme in our region; in fact, this is the fourth wettest year on record (so far). The Northeast is now approaching temperate rainforest levels of annual precipitation. That means our landscapes need to be designed to manage an increased quantity and frequency of extreme stormwater events. Green Infrastructure is our pejorative toolbox for 

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April 19, 2022

Now Offering Residential Trail Building | Westchester, Putnam, NY & Fairfield County, CT

Recently, we have had more requests from clients to design and build hiking trails on their property. Often these are estate clients, part of our Sustainable Stewardship Program, who have five acres or more of property. As part of their design program, we assess and analyze the property to determine siting for the trails. Sometimes we are working from existing, 

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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 28, 2022

What our Estate Landscape Design Clients Are Saying [TESTIMONIAL] | Fairfield County, CT

New video: client testimonial + project snapshots of this five-acre estate in Fairfield County, CT! We had a blast on this estate landscape design project! This property has many microclimates and opportunities to design unique, native plants capes that provide a multitude of ecological services. Learn more about the project on our previous blog. More project videos are posted on 

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