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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. ...

How to Choose a Bergen County Lawn Care Company

All lawn care companies are not the same. Thanks to the Google, you no longer have to pull a name from a phone book, but it can still be challenging to select the best lawn care company based on a website. How do you know if the company is licensed, bonded and insured? What training do the technicians have? Are ...

My Sprinkler System Won’t Shut Off

You’ve done your homework and know that your sprinkler system needs to be turned off for the winter. You don’t water to freeze and cause damage to the piping, and you want to protect and preserve the sprinkler for optimal performance next spring. But, what happens when you go to turn off your sprinkler and the system won’t shut off? ...

How to Repair Your Sprinkler System

A sprinkler system can be intimidating when something goes wrong, but don’t let your lack of skills with irrigation systems scare you away. The truth is that you can have a lush, green lawn and take excellent care of your sprinkler system without any special skills. The goal is to identify the problem and take care of it with these ...

How to Light Up Your New Jersey Landscape

Lighting up your New Jersey landscape involves more than just sticking a few lights into the ground. By choosing the right type and arrangement of landscape lighting, you can create the perfect outdoor space that offers beauty, security, safety and relaxation. Go for the Layers You want your yard to look equally brilliant whether it’s day or night. Choose a ...

How to Hire a Snow Plow Contractor

Snow may not be on your radar right now, but it won’t be long before this winter weather arrives. Now is the best time to hire a snow plow contractor, as it gives you time to do your homework, ask for references and find a service provider that will meet your needs. Here are helpful tips on hiring the best ...

Care for Your Lawn Today So You Can Save Money Tomorrow

There are some things in life you can’t skimp by on, and your lawn is one of them. There are many homeowners looking to cut costs in order to accommodate their shrinking budgets, but when it comes to your lawn, it’s better to maintain it properly to save money in the long run. Your lawn deserves regular care and maintenance ...

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

'Tis the season for celebrating.  "Happy Holidays" has long been our social mantra, encompassing Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, the winter solstice, and even the fictional Festivus.  I'm sure there are other holidays, both religious and secular, in the mix as well.  My upbringing focuses on Christmas, and since I am not intimately familiar with any of the other celebrations listed here, I would not dare ...

Think Outside the Box for Christmas.

Christmas is just around the corner, although thanks to advertising and retail stores, you'd think it's been here for months.  I saw my first Christmas decorations in our local Walgreen's store the week before Halloween.  It really did bother me a bit, rushing the season like that, but when we got hit with a freak snowstorm on October 29 I ...

SPAM – it’s not just for lunch anymore.

So, what does the blog title have to do with landscape, irrigation or lawn maintenance, you ask?  Not a darn thing.  But after 5 months of blogging and blog comment administration, I just simply couldn't help myself. The Horizon Landscape Company blog became active on March 1, 2011.  As a new blogger, I had an awful lot to learn about ...