January 14, 2019

A Voice for Nature: Anne in Irvington, NY [VIDEO]

Anne, a beloved client in Irvington, NY shares her perspective on nature in the landscape, and why she chose ecological landscaping for her property. GJL created a Landscape Design Master Pan for Anne that included removing a small useless strip of lawn along the front walk, and replacing it with native perennials for pollinators.  Her young children especially appreciated watching 

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December 5, 2017

Where Design Meets Ecology

You may have seen us use the hashtag #WhereDesignMeetsEcology recently on our social media posts (and if you’re not following us on Facebook, Instagram and YouTube, you should be!) We’d like to take a moment to explain what exactly we mean, what sets us apart, and why you should care. First, some context: for the past fifty years standard landscaping 

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July 6, 2016

Contract for Landscape Planting/Mini Rain Garden

Often times our customers ask about example contracts and a scope of work/ services. Below we have provided an example contract as well as images of the work provided for this specific project. We have of course omitted the contact information for our client as well as the costs as costs are always based on specific project details. For more 

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April 6, 2016

Installing a Porous Pave Driveway – Rye NY

We have removed four layers of asphalt on this Rye, NY property to enable us to install a washed gravel base to construct a porous asphalt driveway which will allow rainfall/stormwater to infiltrate the ground without runoff. This satisfies the Sustainable Site Initiative for Green Infrastructure. After carting and removal of all base material to Queen City Recycling in New 

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