Letter of intent to guide ecological landscape design
Posted on 12-15-2011 | Permalink
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John Jay Landscape Development is committed to doing business in the most ecological way possible. This can be demonstrated by our letter of intent to our customers.

 

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Invitation to Information - Landscapes for Better Living
Posted on 12-14-2011 | Permalink
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Each week we will answer questions regarding landscaping ecology construction methods, architecture or basically anything of pertinent interest to our colleagues and clients. We also invite you to use us as an information source before you begin designing, landscaping or home improvement construction projects.

 

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Education and Enlightenment - In the Field
Posted on 12-14-2011 | Permalink
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We spent an hour walking a new client's property with Engineer, Donald Knapp, Somers, NY. Characteristic are large open sunny lot, steep slope and rock outcropping. What we learned by conducting a site analysis was most useful and potentially beneficial and informative to us and the client. Donald is an Engineer who holds 9 PE's and is licensed in both NY and CT.

 

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Look for our new 'Ecology Corner' in Spring 2012
Posted on 12-14-2011 | Permalink
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Starting with integrating organic land/lawn care practices with sustainable construction development we continue our involvement with Westchester County Department of Planning – Parks to create and maintain healthier more beautiful ecologically valued landscape environments

 

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Introducing the 'John Jay Landscape Development Group.'
Posted on 12-14-2011 | Permalink
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Once again despite the economic woes, we are growing & expanding our staff and services, improving our systems, processes and procedures.

 

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Repurposing earth material/products for multiple sustainable landscape construction projects in Briarcliff N.Y.
Posted on 12-09-2011 | Permalink
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By a combination of luck and community outreach we were able to trade and barter with a local builder to obtain several tons of most excellent quality stone for construction of naturalistic rip rap retaining walls for our landscape project.

 

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Winter Snow and Ice Control
Posted on 01-19-2011 | Permalink
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Welcome to Winter in New England! Remember " Safety First ". Be sure to maintain access to oil, propane and utility meters. Apply pet & environmentally safe ice melt products such as calcium magnesiumacetate instead of corrosives such as sodium chloride. Remove snow and ice accumulations f

 

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Katonah Elementary School Bird & Butterfly Garden
Posted on 01-11-2011 | Permalink
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We are very happy to have played a small part in the installation of the Bird & Butterfly Garden and the memorial walk/path at Katonah Elementary School. Once again every small step taken to promote the value of native plants , conservation & biodiversity advances our cause for more beautiful, healt

 

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Audubon International Rain Garden
Posted on 01-11-2011 | Permalink
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Jay has been invited to work with Audubon International to develop a design for a rain garden on the grounds of a golf course in the Bronx, NY. The intention is to capture and biologically treat/clean the water used at the wash station of the maintenance facility used to clean mowing & grounds main

 

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Posted on 01-11-2011 | Permalink
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Check out " This Blooming City" a local cable TV show produced by the White Plains Beautification Foundation featuring beautiful gardens, & interviews with landscape professionals on a wide variety of subjects . Jay Archer and Bill Meyer have been featured guests speaking on water & wetland issues,

 

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