April 20, 2016

Designing with Native Plants for Ecological Services – Westchester County NY

When we look at many of our designed and constructed residential landscapes, what do we see? Is there a variety of plants, flowers, colors, heights? Is there a variety of different trees? Are there tall, mature trees providing shade and canopy? Is your landscape dominated by lawn? What condition is the lawn in? Are there layers of perennial beds and 

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February 8, 2016

The Joy of Living Landscapes, Alive in Rye NY

What is spring without green, without color, without flowers….What is a home without a garden? All we need to remind us what life is like without attractive, stimulating artistic landscaping is to look around the neighborhood at all the brand new construction without any green. Everyone and everything benefits from a little touch of nature ! Trees, birds, butterflies, even 

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July 31, 2015

Wetland Restoration In Your Own Westchester County Backyard?

Wetland Restoration Wetland restoration is normally thought of as something that happens in some “other”, far away place like a nature preserve or a national park. However, a huge percentage of our wetlands exist on private property–in our own backyards. This means that the individual property owner has the ability to make a great impact on regional and national wetlands 

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