Useful Tools For Drainage Site Analysis

Useful Tools for Drainage Site Analysis

Drainage Site Analysis Check ListĀ  Perk Test to determine infiltration rates (see the drainage site analysis check list) Probe/Rod with hammer sleeve to ascertain depth and location of bedrock Soil Probe (3 foot length) for…

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Sound Ecological Practices

Sound Ecological Practices

Integrating nature, technology & design to construct sustainable landscape systems. A vision of our future beyond BMP's Conservation Practices for soil & water including absorption gardens featuring bio cells and terra forming. Gardening with storm…

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What Are Sustainable Landscape Systems?

What are Sustainable Landscape Systems?

By integrating organics, sound ecological landscape practices and adaptive management techniques we are on our way to create, build and maintain sustainable landscape systems. We can work together to develop a program for producing a…

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Our General Contracting & Construction Division

Our General Contracting & Construction Division

This year our biggest growth area/department has been our 'General Contracting & Construction Division.' In addition to the usual extensive excavation, drainage/waterproofing, masonry, driveway/road construction and repair we were engaged in custom carpentry, remodeling, electric,…

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No Mow Landscape, Wilton, CT

No Mow Landscape, Wilton, CT

Why plant a high maintenance, unsustainable, ecologically and economically unfriendly lawn when beautiful native plants will more than do! Call us at John Jay Landscape Development, 914-232-0399.

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Curbside Rain Garden, New Canaan, CT

Curbside Rain Garden, New Canaan, CT

Intercepting storm water runoff from roadway, native plants are used as a bio-filter to biologically clean contaminants such as gas and oil from the road while simultaneously creating an aesthetically beautiful garden. Come learn how…

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Soil Compaction Is Our Enemy

Soil Compaction is our Enemy

One of our greatest challenges to successful sustainable landscaping is soil compaction. The capacity for plant growth is limited by its access to the precious resources necessary to sustain life and growth. "Clean Water, Air,…

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