Natural Stone Retaining Wall, Briarcliff, NY
Posted on 06-03-2012 | Permalink
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We were able to obtain this stone from a neighboring property and reconstruct this farmer’s stone wall. What is old is new again!

 

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Free Standing Stone Wall and Irregular Flagstone Walk, Patterson, NY
Posted on 05-07-2012 | Permalink
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Taking advantage of the beauty of the natural environment we can enhance and enrich our appreciation of our home landscape.

 

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The Big Blue Patio, South Salem, NY
Posted on 04-13-2012 | Permalink
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Both practical and functional is the beauty of full color blue stone.

 

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Simple and Sweet Stone Path, Chappaqua, NY
Posted on 03-07-2012 | Permalink
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A simple meandering stone walk can change your mood and transition you to the relaxations of home. Whether simple of complex, John Jay can design and construct to suit your needs and desires.

 

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The Miracle of Organic Gardening: Holding the Future in Our Hands
Posted on 12-21-2011 | Permalink
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Jay Archer is one of the leading advocates for organic gardening, ecological restoration and landscaping with native plants on the East Coast.

 

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Native Plants in the Residential Landscape - Riverdale, NY
Posted on 12-21-2011 | Permalink
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We were fortunate to work with a client on the banks of the Hudson River overlooking NYC. The planting plan consisted of plants grown from a seed source originating within 99 miles of NYC. This meets the strictest Standard of Ecological Restoration. The challenges presented included initial site development work including removal/control of invasive exotic species (plants/weeds). Effort was made to accomplish this task without disturbing the soil/seed bank.

 

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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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Community Rain Garden
Posted on 01-11-2011 | Permalink
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You can see our design for the Community Rain Garden at the Ward School in New Rochelle by visiting the City of New Rochelle Sustainability web site. This serves as a shinning example of a community working with intellegence, energy and enthusiasum to realize a visionary concept .The beauty & simpli

 

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Using native plants in your backyard - part I
Posted on 08-21-2009 | Permalink
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Hello,Few people realize the benefits of using native plants in your own backyards. Let Jay Archer explain:

 

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Using native plants in your backyard - part II
Posted on 08-21-2009 | Permalink
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