ELA Partners with SEMPBA

The Southeastern Massachusetts Pine Barrens Alliance, Inc. (SEMPBA) is a recently formed non–profit volunteer group dedicated to preserving the globally rare eco region of the Coastal Atlantic Pine Barrens of southeastern Massachusetts. The region contains the world’s 2nd largest remaining Pine Barrens habitat that supports a number of threatened or endangered animal and plant species, some of which occur only in southeastern Massachusetts.

ELA Display at SEMPBA Pinefest
ELA at Pinefest


To help support their mission, ELA has recently formed an alliance with SEMPBA to help promote the important work being done to educate and preserve the Pine Barrens. SEMPBA recently hosted Pinefest, a day of fun and playful learning at Myles Standish State Forest, in Carver to expand awareness of the Greater Pine Barrens of Southeastern Massachusetts.

More information about SEMPBA


Arcola Park Before Restoration
Arcola Park Before Restoration

ELA Community Action Project – 2014

On July 22, 2014, the Ecological Landscape Alliance (ELA) will collaborate with the Boston Natural Areas Network (BNAN) and the Landscape Institute at Boston Architectural College to restore Arcola Park located in Dorchester, Massachusetts.

Please contact ELA if you are interested in volunteering for restoration project.

More information about ELA community action project.


ELA Announces Name Change to
Ecological Landscape Alliance


ELA Completes First Community Action Project

Dartmouth Green, Boston
Accomplished through valuable collaborations and the help of many volunteers, July 2013 marked the first ELA Community Action Project.
Dartmouth Green Completed“What a transformation!” was a typical comment from the South End residents who passed by our work site: 29 Dartmouth Street.

Earlier this year, the Ecological Landscaping Association and the Landscape Institute of the Boston Architectural College were looking for an opportunity to perform a community service project that would create a hands-on educational opportunity, result in positive neighborhood change, and bring together their constituencies. Read the full story.

View project progress below.

ELA's Virtual Eco-Marketplace
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Landscape Design Schools

The Landscape Institute is a distinctive education program providing courses, workshops, and special programs in landscape design, history, horticulture and preservation.

Conway’s 10-month graduate program in sustainable landscape planning and design awards a Master of Science in Ecological Design.

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Landscape Equipment

For more than 40 years, ECHO Outdoor Power Equipment has been a worldwide leader in the development and manufacture of professional-grade, hand-held outdoor power equipment for both the commercial and homeowner markets. The company prides itself on setting the industry standard with its dedication to new technology, quality products and its strong distribution infrastructure.

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Landscape Nurseries

Amherst Nurseries is a Massachusetts based grower of nursery stock for landscaping, restoration and conservation. We offer a large selection of plants grown B&B, in containers, and in grow bags.

Aquascapes Unlimited provides native wetland plant material for restoration, conservation, green infrastructure and storm water projects to landscape contractors and non-profit organizations nationwide.

Blisscapes Landscape & Nursery, located in South Dartmouth, MA, is an award-winning landscape design firm that designs, installs, and consults for residential and commercial clients. Blisscapes also has an extensive nursery specializing in native plants.

Nursery and seed supplies providing practical vegetative site solutions anchored in grasses, sedges, rushes, and legumes.

Fourth Generation is a family owned and run business, providing you with a complete source for all your Water Garden needs and an interesting selection of quality plant material to accent the landscape around the water garden.

New Moon Nursery is a wholesale growers of eastern native perennial plant material for landscape professionals, container production, storm water management, and restoration. New Moon grows all plant material in deep plugs, suitable for planting directly in the landscape.

As the innovator of the Landscape Plug™, North Creek’s mission is to propagate and market plants that develop the relationship between people and sustainable outdoor environments. We specialize in growing Landscape Plugs™ of perennials, ornamental grasses, ferns and vines with an emphasis on Eastern US native plants. Over 200 species are available in a robust…

Connecticut’s largest wholesale grower of nursery stock in Fairfield and Litchfield Counties – over 120 acres.

Specializing in the propagation of native and wetland species from locally collected seed.

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Landscape Products and Services

Since 1920, New England-based A. Jandris & Sons has been manufacturing a complete line of concrete masonry including sustainability products. With four generations of hard work, ingenuity and an eye to the future, we have become the New England leader in concrete masonry product manufacturing. Committed to quality, service, and sustainability.

Since 1963, Bay State Forestry Service has provided the New England forest landowner with responsible, viable forest stewardship through comprehensive land management consulting.

How you grow matters.
For more than 20 years, BioWorks has been a leader in providing environmentally responsible, safe, and effective solutions to the growing needs of the horticulture and specialty agriculture industries. We are now also providing innovative products with those same important attributes to the turfgrass industry. At BioWorks we understand the need for environmentally sensitive products not only for horticulture and specialty agriculture but also for the care of public and commercial landscapes, golf courses and sports fields.

Compostwerks is your source for organic products and equipment designed for the organic land care practitioner.

Filtrexx International uses natural, bio-based materials for storm water filtration, soil erosion, storm water reduction, vegetation establishment and sustainability applications.

The company that engineers and architects have turned to for erosion solutions since 1998.

Herbanatur offers exclusive patented Weed Control Solution in order to selectively control noxious and invasive weeds Wherever, Whenever!

Horticultural Solutions provides design and installations services, garden maintenance, and all other landscape services. We also provide consulting services and business seminars.

Land Escapes specializes in garden design, water features, natural swimming ponds, rain harvesting systems, rain gardens, living walls, and living roof systems.

Since 1954, OESCO has been supplying growers, gardeners and green industry professionals with professional grade machinery, tools, parts and service.

Offering design and installation of rainwater collection systems.

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Soil Products

Since 1946, providing organic soil components that feed both plants and microorganisms.

Enabling lawn & landscape professionals to accelerate transition to organic lawn and landscape care.

Organic fertilizer made from fresh caught North Atlantic fish, cold processed.

Passionate about all natural, sustainable gardening that provides superior results. That’s why Organic Mechanics produces soils are 100% organic, made with locally sourced ingredients, completely peat-free and used by professional gardeners at arboretums and botanical gardens including Longwood Gardens, Scott Arboretum, Chanticleer Garden, and more.

Organic Plant Magic is an all purpose organic fertilizer alive with beneficial microorganisms.

Read Custom Soils supplies nearly any specialty soil specification – with the knowledge, experience and expertise needed to blend soil components to achieve the desired design characteristics.

TeraGanix provides natural organic solutions that help to improve the health of plants, crops, water, and people.

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