We are certified installers of retaining walls and concrete pavers. We are also authorized contractors for Unilock, Techo-bloc, and Belgard. We also do custom masonry including, concrete, brick, and slate.


We are experienced in a wide variety of residential, commercial, and municipal landscaping services. Our specialty is the design, installation, and maintenance of seashore landscapes.

Lawn Maintenance

We offer custom lawn maintenance programs for both residential and commercial clients designed around you and your budget.

Vegetation Management

We offer complete vegetation management ranging from simple pruning to large scale vegetation removal. We are licensed by the state of New Jersey (NJTC831709) and have a New Jersey Licensed Tree Expert (Alex Burke #615) on staff for evaluations. With our specialized equipment we can do large tree transplanting as well as stump removal, brush mowing, and retention/ detention basin maintenance.

Personal Gardener

We offer a variety of maintenance plans that are custom tailored to your needs, budget and property.


Open by appointment only. Contact the office, 732-223-8100 for availability.

Commercial Landscape Services

We are an experienced shoreline management and commercial landscape installations. 

Snow Removal

To complete our year round care we offer snow and ice management for commercial clients. We have the equipment and the manpower to be able to handle any storm no matter what the size. We purposely do not book all of our equipment (leaving some a spares) so we can handle larger snow events and equipment breakdowns.

Irrigation & Lighting Services

Burke Environmental is a NJ licensed irrigation contractor (#194886) . All new installations are custom designed to provide matched precipitation to all targeted areas. We also do outdoor landscape lighting designs, installations, and maintenance. We are a certified Premier Installer for Kichler Lighting.

Water Management

BEI is well versed in handling many different types of water management issues. A testament to this is that Alex Burke teaches the water management and drainage course for Rutgers University.

Outdoor Entertainment Spaces

Outdoor Entertainment Spaces in a fast growing field of landscaping. Outdoor Entertainment spaces are extensions of your home allowing you to entertain guests or just get away from everyday distraction.

Watch us on This Old House

Burke Environmental Inc. was featured on an episode of This Old House, for work on Super Storm Sandy landscape rehabilitation. Burke Environmental's own Alex Burke and teamed up with Rodger to talk about which plants and trees survived the onslaught of salt and sand, which didn't, and how to work toward landscape sustainability on a barrier island.  Click on Scene 5 once the video loads.



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Free Estimates

Burke Environmental offers free estimates for any level of service. From planting a small flower bed to designing and installing an entire landscape, we would be happy to set up a personal meeting to discuss your options and answer any questions.

Alex Burke, Owner

Recent Projects

Sea Girt Backyard Retreat

BEI removed an old deck and a portion of the driveway to install a custom outdoor kitchen, dinning area, natural gas fire pit with seating wall, and lower patio that doubles as a turn around for cars backing out of the garage.

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NJ Turnpike Reforestation

Burke Environmental installed over 9,000 trees for the NJ Turnpike Authority from exit 7A to 8A. We also planted two bio-basins and hydroseeded 15 different locations. 

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I-295, I-76, Rt 42 Project

BEI is working for Conti Enterprises doing landscaping, hydroseeding, grading, and erosion controls for the I-295, I-76, Rt 42 Direct Connection project.

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