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

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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: …

Recovering from Winter Lawn Damage in NJ

Now that the snow is starting to melt away in New Jersey, you may notice that your grass doesn’t look all that healthy. With the heavy snow this season, people will experience damage from the snow, such as snow mold and winterkill. While there is no foolproof method that immediately repairs turfgrass, there are steps you can take today to …

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 ...

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, ...

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 ...

Spring is here, early! Are you prepared?

Spring has arrived in New Jersey... at least according to the temperatures. In Northern New Jersey, Crocuses are popping, smell of fresh cut grass is in the air, the birds are singing in the morning, and the world is ready to move forward out of its winter sluggishness and come to life.  With 73 degrees in Wyckoff, NJ at 2pm this afternoon - not ...

Horizon Landscape Company Wins Four NJLCA Awards

In sponsoring the awards, the NJLCA strives to increase public environmental improvements through professional landscaping and to encourage the landscape contractor’s consistent use of quality materials and workmanship. NJLCA presented the awards at the 2015 Holiday Gala/Achievement Awards Dinner on December 1, 2015. The Landscape Achievement Awards program was created to recognize the outstanding work designed, built and maintained by ...

Getting Started With Automatic Underground Sprinklers

If you are my age you might remember the 1964-1965 New York World’s Fair. Who can forget that enormous, stainless-steel model of the earth, the Unisphere? Or the premiere of the injection molded dinosaur, otherwise known as the Sinclair Dinoland Waxy-Plastic Dinosaur? Automatic Underground Sprinkler System At 9 years old, I was intrigued by the incredible technologies of the future being ...

What is the Correct Fertilizer for My Lawn?

Lawn fertilizer is needed when the grass requires extra nutrients that are not available in the soil. By applying fertilizer, you’re enriching the soil so that the grass can develop strong roots and a healthy color. Fortunately, lawn fertilization is simple to do. Most homeowners can handle this maintenance step on their own, or they can hire an experienced lawn ...

How to Choose a Lawn Maintenance Company in Bergen County

If you need help caring for your lawn, a lawn maintenance company can help you reach your goals. Since you will be paying for the service each month, you want to make sure that you choose the best company for your needs. Reviewing local companies online, asking the right questions and being honest about your needs will go a long ...