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Myths vs. Reality: How to Get Your Lawn in Top Shape this Spring

Lawn Maintenance

Have you ever wondered when the right time is in New Jersey to apply fertilizer to your yard or whether it’s ok to cut the grass really short? To help Bergen County Homeowners get their spring and summer lawn care off to a great start Horizon Landscape offers these myth-busting tips in celebration of National Lawn Care Month. Myth #1: …

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 ...

Planning for a New Landscape in Bergen County

Spring is in the air! Before long, you’ll be enjoying longer days outdoors and extra time in the sun. In order to make the most of this warm weather, it’s helpful to have a yard that facilitates outside fun. If you’ve struggled to make your backyard space the social gathering place you intended, it may be time for some updates. ...

Benefits to Maintaining a Lush, Green Lawn

c/o: Loredana Bejerita There’s no doubt that a healthy green lawn is preferred over one that is not. Yet there are many benefits to keeping your yard healthy and well maintained than just the looks that it provides. Healthy lawns are important to our communities, lifestyles and environment. To get your lawn up to this level of quality takes a ...

Top 10 Tools Every New Jersey Gardener Needs

c/o: Fran Linden Whether you’re an avid gardener or just getting started with a new hobby, there are certain gardening tools that every gardener needs. As we ease into the spring, now is a great time to get the tools you need and have everything in order. You’ll beat the crowds and have full access to all types of tools ...

Watering Basics for New Jersey Lawns

We all know that grass needs water, but exactly how much does it need? Many homeowners leave this job up to Mother Nature, but if you want a great looking yard with plenty of lushness, you can’t rely on nature entirely. Understanding the various types of grass can help determine how much watering your lawn really needs to thrive. Common ...

11-11-11 : 11 Tips for a Stress Free Spring

Finally, the day that everyone has been talking about all year has arrived - 11/11/11.  So in honor of this auspicious day, I thought it might be fun to make a list of 11 things to smooth your transition through the winter and into next spring.  Most of the tips are for your lawn and landscape, but I threw in ...

Heat stress and recovery

One of the most common questions we have been hearing the last few weeks is, "Why does my lawn look so terrible, and how are you planning on fixing it?"  As much as those of us in the lawn maintenance industry like to feel in control of the animal known as your lawn, the reality is, there are some things ...

We shall by morning inherit the Earth

Spring and early Summer here in Wyckoff, NJ has been wetter than usual.  While not at record levels, the excess rain and cool temperatures bring about the eternal problem of fungus on the lawn.  Some of the most common fungi we see in this area are red thread, leaf spot, and mushrooms.   Red thread fungus (Laetisaria fuciformis) occurs after periods ...

Strange things in the lawn are a lesson for us all

Grass seedlings can strike fear in the hearts of new lawn owners.It has only happened to me twice in the 28 years I have been in this business, but because of it, I smile every spring.  Those of us who grew up with a lawn and whose dads spent the weekends mowing it forget that there are lots of people ...