NY Landscape and Property Management around Lake George/Adirondack Region

January 20, 2012

DeFranco Landscaping-Sustainable & Green Infrastructure Article-The Lake George Mirror

DeFranco Landscaping has been featured in numerous publications over the last two years. We were very pleased and honored to have the chance to discuss our family business with the The Lake George Mirror‘s Buzz Lamb.

Attached is The Lake George Mirror on sustainable landscaping : http://www.lakegeorgemirrormagazine.com/tag/dave-defranco/ DeFranco likes to try to save as many resources on each property using many of the principals of low-impact development.

 Anthony DeFranco, PE, CNLP also represented DeFranco Landscaping at the Lake George Association’s 1st Annual Lake-Friendly Living Showcase during the summer. They displayed permeable paver blocks from Techo-Bloc along with highlighting the many types of lake-friendly projects that they specialize in around the Lake George basin.  They also use native plants in most of their landscape designs and received the Frank Leonbruno Lake Stewardship Award from the Lake George Watershed Coalition in 2010 for use of Native Plants. The projects include:

  1.  Stormwater Management (rain gardens)
  2.  Erosion Control/Hydroseeding
  3.  Permeable Pavers
  4.  Shoreline Buffers / Native Plantings

Give DeFranco Landscaping a call if you have a future project that you need completed around the lake. We would be happy to help with our knowledgeable staff and experiences of working around Lake George.

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January 20, 2012

DeFranco Landscaping featured in “Going GREEN” Section of Albany Times Union!

DeFranco Landscaping was featured in the Going Green section of the Times Union on March 27, 2011. Brian Nearing’s article focused on DeFranco’s expertise of using native plants around the Lake George shoreline.

Attached is a link to the full article on the Times Union website: http://www.timesunion.com/default/article/Planting-what-comes-naturally-1316745.php

Times Union-Going Green Article-Published March 27, 2011

DeFranco Landscaping has completed numerous shoreline buffers, rain gardens (stormwater management) and native plantings around the Lake George shoreline. They have experience with shoreline accesses created out of native stone slab steps or timber construction.  Shoreline buffers with native plants allow stormwater runoff to be filtered one last time before it eventually enters Lake George. Native plants have many advantages. They require less watering, less fertilizer. This past year, the Town of Lake George and Queensbury passed laws that no phosphate fertilizers are to be applied along the shorelines of Lake George. It will also become a NYS law in 2012.

Follow DeFranco Landscaping on Facebook. https://www.facebook.com/#!/DeFrancoLandscaping  for more interesting facts that may help enhance your property in Lake George.

Memberships & Affiliations:

>> NY State Nurseryman's Association
>> NYS Adopt-A-Highway Participant
>> Hague / Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce
>> CNLP: Certified Nursery & Landscape Professional
>> Adirondack Regional Chamber of Commerce
>> ICPI Certification
>> Bolton Landing Chamber of Commerce
>> Member of the Lake George Association
>> GlensFalls.com
>> Planting What Comes Naturally
>> The DeFrancos of Hague-Sustainable Landscapes & Green Infrastructure


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Mailing Addess: 244 Dodd Hill Road, Hague, NY 12836
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