March 4, 2019

How Important are Trees to our Landscapes, Property Values and Human Health?

Imagine a world without our beautiful trees! One of the huge natural advantages of living in Westchester or Fairfield counties is the tree dominant landscape. Our communities are not only rich in green spaces with forest matrix and secondary remnant forests but an abundance and variety of street trees. Our landscaped properties have an even more diverse collection of flowering and 

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February 25, 2019

Confronting Climate Change

Will increased rainfall, more frequent and severe storms wash our sins away? Mother nature has a way, a process for correcting and restoring the natural balance of resources in our landscape environment. Consider the positive aspects of stormwater including flooding: recharging groundwater, hydrating and nourishing trees and plants, flushing contaminates such as gas, oil, pesticide residue, particulate deposits etc. from ground 

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January 15, 2019

What Business is Ours? Landscapes for Better Living

What do we do? Why do we do it? How do we do it? We are in the nature business. We work with nature every day, with plants, soil, water, and countless creatures. We believe nature is an expression of God’s love. We need to appreciate it, love it and value our precious natural resources: the trees, the flowers, the 

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January 24, 2016

10 Ways to a Healthy Beautiful Landscape

10 WAYS TO A HEALTHY BEAUTIFUL LANDSCAPE Take the pledge – No more toxic pesticides Reduce your lawn area Go organic for your lawn, trees, shrubs and gardens Recycle yard waste into brush piles and compost Mulch leaves and grass clippings Plant native plants and natural landscapes Grow your food – fruit, herbs and vegetables organically Bring back the birds, 

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January 27, 2015

Green Landscaping Practices – Westchester, Fairfield and Putnam Counties

What is Green Landscaping? Is it a trend? A gimmick? What does it mean? What does it represent? At the core, we can hope that going green in your landscape means managing and conserving resources ecologically and economically to improve our health and well being. Nature does a pretty good job on her own. Take trees for instance. In Southern 

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