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Preparing Your Landscape for Winter in Bergen County

Winter is here! Now that it is December, it’s time to get serious about the winter season. Most of us have a habit of putting off this weather, but each year we’re reminded of what winter brings: bitter cold temperatures, mounds of snow and high winds. Now is the best time to prep your landscape for the long winter season ...

Benefits of Deep Root Feeding in Bergen County

Deep root feeding is treatment that delivers nutrients directly to the root zone of a tree or shrub If you ever planted a tree in Bergen County before, you know how challenging it can be to get the tree to grow quickly. This is a common obstacle for people who plant trees and find that they grow very little. Or maybe older trees ...

Lawn Renovation in Bergen County: Aerating vs. Power Raking

Is your lawn in Bergen County struggling to be healthy? It may need to be renovated. Lawn renovation involves planting grass seed into an existing lawn to repair the damage done from drought, shade or wear. It’s common to have patches where the grass isn’t growing well; lawn renovation is necessary when more than 20% of the lawn is unhealthy, …

Early Fall is the Perfect Time for Seeding

The best time of the year in New Jersey to aerate and seed your lawn is early fall When the weather starts to turn cooler for the fall season in Bergen County, New Jersey, people take a step back from gardening and planting. What many people don’t know is that fall is an excellent time to do certain tasks such as …

Hiring a Landscape Designer in Bergen County, New Jersey

A landscape designer in Bergen County can help you create a beautiful backyard while making the best use out of the outdoor space that you have at your Northern New Jersey home. It can be hard for the untrained eye to know where to start or how to execute the perfect backyard space. Landscape designers have a knack for beautifying landscapes and adding ...

Proper Pruning for Healthy Trees and Shrubs

  Best time to Prune Shrubs in New Jersey Horizon Landscape has enhancement crews in Bergen County, NJ dedicated to the service of shrub pruning, and many of our landscape maintenance foremen have been with us 10 years or more.  They know their stuff.  We do pruning during the months of July and August, the best time to prune shrubs in ...

The Benefits of Landscape Lighting

Advantages of Landscape Lighting in Bergen County It’s happened to each one of us. You’re driving down the road on a dark or dreary night in Northern New Jersey and you can’t help but notice the immaculately lit house ahead of you. We’re not talking about holiday decorations or crime-scene floodlights. We’re talking about just the right amount of landscape lighting to ...

Zika Virus in New Jersey: Protect Your Family This Summer

Prime season for mosquitoes in New Jersey started in May and could last until the first frosts of October. With the summer months upon us, be mindful of the pesky mosquitoes that can potentially harm your family and ruin your outdoor barbecues. Mosquitoes are the most dangerous creatures on the planet. They have the ability to spread Malaria, West Nile virus, ...

Horizon Outdoor Kitchen Projects Published In The Record – North Jersey

Bob and Barbara Roth with the pizza oven and standard grill in the backyard of the home in Allendale. Outdoor kitchens offer entertaining options. Bob Roth had your basic Weber grill on a small patio in his Allendale backyard. He wanted more. Now he's got a 10-foot-long barbecue island with a built-in grill and a built-in pizza oven, surrounded by ...

Springtime Maintenance On Your Irrigation System

Once you have installed an irrigation system, it is important to protect your investment.   It is important to winterize your irrigation system. It is just as important to maintain the your irrigation system during the spring. You want your irrigation in tip top condition for the entire season going into summer. Here is a step by step guide on ...