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Promoting nature-based, toxic-free land care practices for the health of people, their pets, and the planet.

Pathways to PRFCT

Pathways to PRFCT is our partnership program with public gardens and parks throughout the U.S. Working with this network of diverse, responsibly managed landscapes, Perfect Earth and our partners share and exchange knowledge of PRFCT Practices, while drawing the public into beautiful, healthy, and biodiverse green spaces where these practices are being applied. Our Pathways to PRFCT Partners include:

The Bosque at The Battery

The Battery

The thriving green heart of downtown New York City, The Battery is a model of conservation and biodiversity with vast public gardens, organic urban farms, and toxic-free lawns.

Green-Wood Cemetery

A world-renowned arboretum in Brooklyn, NY, Green-Wood Cemetery features a dynamic living collection of trees and shrubs. Their collection continues to grow—each new planting is selected for its climate adaptiveness, wildlife value, enhancement of the beauty of the landscape, and resilience.

Learn how the horticulture department is adapting Green-Wood to our changing climate through four initiatives here.

Read more about 2024 Research Fellows in Urban Environmental Science co-sponsored by Perfect Earth.

Green-wood’s urban grassland initiative focuses on 403 acres of turf grass. Photo by Art Presson.
LongHouse pond by Philippe Cheng

LongHouse Reserve

LongHouse Reserve is a 16-acre integrated environment in East Hampton, NY, created by artist, collector, and world-renowned textile designer and weaver Jack Lenor Larsen.

Discover how LongHouse is reaffirming and energizing its commitment to embrace nature-based practices here.


Created in 1967 by the late artist, gardener, and writer Robert Dash in the village of Sagaponack, NY, Madoo is an ever-changing, horticulturally diverse, and entirely organic garden that is a living tribute to the artistic imagination of its founder.

Read more about Madoo’s approach to sustainability here.

Madoo gazebo
Hilltop Hanover Farm and goldenrod

Westchester County Parks Department

Wethersfield Estate and Garden

Nestled in 1000 acres of rolling hills in Amenia, NY, Wethersfield Estate and Garden the estate features an elegant Italianate garden with more than 20 miles of trails and over 400 acres of woodlands.

Read more about how conservation has been at the heart of the estate since it was founded more than 80 years ago here.

Wethersfield Garden by Ngoc Minh Ngo