Jesse Elwert Peters is an ecologist, eco-friendly landscape designer, consultant, garden coach and writer with her business, Jessecology. Jesse’s been working as a landscaper since 2005. She has a Bachelor’s degree from Skidmore College in Ecology, Botany and Horticulture. A lifelong passion for nature was cemented after living in Yosemite National Park for four years around the turn of the century.

Jesse’s done extensive landscape renovations and original custom design work, always utilizing eco-friendly landscape design strategy and sustainable methods in the Saratoga Springs, Clifton Park, Ballston Spa, Malta, Round Lake, Middlegrove, Greenfield, Wilton, Albany, Scotia, Glenville, Queensbury, Glens Falls and Lake George regions. Some of the highlights include:


More Views of the Mall Monarch Waystation

Sustainable Landscaping for New Construction

Rain Gardens in Lake George, NY at Somewhere in Time Bed and Breakfast

-A Children’s Edible Garden in Saratoga Springs, NY

Eco-friendly Habitat Gardens and Edible Gardens in Clifton Park, NY

Celebrity Gardens in Saratoga Springs, NY

Rain Gardens and an Apple Orchard Near Saratoga Springs, NY

Monarch Butterfly Habitat Garden in Queensbury, NY

-Year Two in the Corporate Habitat Garden

A Bluebird Habitat Gardenscape in Burnt Hills, NY

A Butterfly Habitat Garden in Malta, NY

A Municiple Gardens Project For the Town of Queensbury, NY

Bird Garden Landscaping in Saratoga Springs, NY

A Wildlife Corridor Landscape Design in Saratoga Springs, NY

Habitat Garden Design at the Bed and Breakfast on Glen Lake

An Eco-Friendly Landscape Design in Saratoga Springs, NY

A Nature Preserve in Ballston Spa, NY

More Scenes From the Nature Preserve in Ballston Spa, NY

-The Church Butterfly Garden in Ballston Spa, NY

Jessecology’s service area for ecological landscape design, renovation and education extends from Saratoga Springs, Clifton Park, Malta, Ballston Spa, Round Lake and all parts of Saratoga and Schenectady Counties, including Albany and Queensbury. 

Native plant delivery for serious home gardeners is available to Saratoga and Schenectady Counties with a minimum $300 order. For information on plant availability, please sign up for our newsletter.

Due to popular demand, we will be offering a standard pricing option for the 2017 season. More information will follow soon.