Rainscapes lecture
Posted on 01-14-2013 | Permalink
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Jay Archer, Landscape Designer and President of John Jay Landscape Development will be giving a lecture presentation on 'Rainscapes - A Raingarden for Everyone ' as part of the Landscapes for Better Living program @ the Mad Gardeners Event this Sunday Feb 3rd at the Richmond Center, New Milford Conn.

 

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Riprap Retaining Wall and Terracing, Millbrook, NY
Posted on 06-02-2012 | Permalink
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As a result of land clearing and tree removal, the steep slope / front yard was exposed to harsh climatic conditions.

 

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Stormwater Management, Woodland Landscape Design-Development, Millbrook, NY
Posted on 06-02-2012 | Permalink
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Originally hired to design a solution for erosion control and stormwater management, John Jay Landscape Development employed bioengineering techniques and biomimicry featuring native plant masses to create a beautifully sustainable landscape.

 

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Natural Landscaping for Erosion Control at Croton-on-Hudson, NY
Posted on 06-02-2012 | Permalink
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To beautify and stabilize a precarious eroding slope, a group of key native plants were selected and planted in a special structural soil matrix.

 

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Seaside Beachscaping
Posted on 06-01-2012 | Permalink
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We created a natural beach in the intercostal waterway, Cold Spring Harbor, NY.

 

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Native Plants and Natural Landscape Design
Posted on 06-01-2012 | Permalink
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Using a full palate of plant material from natives to exotic ornamentals, a beautiful garden was created in Briarcliff, NY.

 

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Native Plants and Ecological Design in Riverdale, NY
Posted on 06-01-2012 | Permalink
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Landscape featuring native plants from sources within 99 miles, the definition of a true native landscape, of Riverdale, NY.

 

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Technical Rain Garden, Suffolk County, New York
Posted on 05-09-2012 | Permalink
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Soil excavation and installation of bottom drains exiting to a municipal stormwater system was employed to biologically filter storm water runoff while meeting New York State design manual standards.

 

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Natural Lawn Using Perennial Plants, Armonk, NY
Posted on 05-07-2012 | Permalink
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When is a lawn, a lawn? When is a lawn an array of colorful native perennials? If children are not playing on grass, what is its purpose.

 

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Rain Garden Soil Matrix, Ward School, New Rochelle, NY
Posted on 05-05-2012 | Permalink
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We excavated and provided a soil matrix for optimimal grow and successful performance of oversized rain garden at the largest elementary school in Westchester, NY.

 

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