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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: …

Landscape Irrigation System Technology in Bergen County, NJ

Water, water everywhere, but not unless you drag the garden hose from place to place. Those of you who don’t have an underground sprinkler system experience this every spring and continue to wrestle until the temperature turns cold in New Jersey. In fact, irrigating should not be irritating – you should not have to re-position a manual lawn sprinkler over and …

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 ...

How Do I Open My Sprinkler System?

As long as the threat of frost has passed, you can open your sprinkler system. We generally recommend opening a sprinkler system no earlier than April 15; although you can wait a little longer if the spring is rainy. The good news is that as long as your sprinkler system was installed properly, opening your sprinkler system will be a ...

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 Winterize Your Sprinkler System

Sprinkler systems need to have all the water blown out of them before the first frost sets in, as this can cause the remaining water to freeze. Freezing water in the sprinkler system can be very damaging, causing problems such as the following: Cracked PVC piping Cracked brass body Damage to internal components In order to avoid damage done to ...