*design and installation

*garden rehabilitations


*container gardens

*spring bulbs

*pest management

*holiday installations

*lawns and lawn alternatives


*compost management

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“To plant a garden is to believe in tomorrow”

Audrey Hepburn


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Jay grew up in the country where he learned the art of gardening at a very early age.  It wasn’t love at first sight (what 9 year old enjoys working in the garden?) but the skills he learned back then would prove important years later when, inspired by the beauty of the landscaping in Southern California, Jay convinced his landlord into letting him landscape and care for his less-than-luscious apartment building in Hollywood.

A few years later, Jay returned to New York to complete his Bachelor of Arts at School of Visual Arts. Since his interest in plants had been peaked in California, he got a part-time job watering gardens for a well-known designer in NYC. It was here that Jay began to hone is design skills under the tutelage of some of the best designers and horticulturalist working in the business. Eventually the watering gig morphed into a full-time gardening position and after graduation he started Jay Gardens and has been beautifying the city every since.