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The Perfect Backyard For A Memorial Day Barbecue

Memorial Day weekend is the unofficial start of summer. Longer days, warm weather and abundant sunshine are just some of the things that people love most about this season in New Jersey. Summer is also a time for entertaining. Between Father’s Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day and everything in between, you have an excuse to invite people over almost …

Designing a Perfect Outdoor Kitchen in Bergen County

Outdoor Bar and Kitchen Wyckoff

Outdoor Kitchen Designs Outdoor kitchens in New Jersey are becoming very popular, and for good reason. With an outdoor kitchen, your home will increase in value and sell easier in the future. You will also build many memories as your home becomes a hub for impromptu get-togethers, summer holidays and barbecues. The best outdoor kitchen designs are as functional as …

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 ...

Keeping Water Out Of My Basement

Why Basements are Prone to Leaking in the Winter Just because it’s winter doesn’t mean that your basement is protected from water damage. After a heavy snow comes water, after all. Any basement that is not properly waterproofed needs extra care and attention from the elements, but there are things you can do to protect your investment and keep water ...

Outdoor Lighting: Security vs Decorative

Aspects of Outdoor Lighting During the winter, the days are much shorter, making outdoor lighting more important and noticeable. If you’ve been pulling into your driveway after work and your home looks dark and uninviting, it’s time to spruce up your landscaping with new lights. Before you purchase just any lights, have a plan in mind. Outdoor lighting has different ...

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 ...

Hiring A Snow & Ice Management Company For Your Commercial Property in Bergen County

  Snow may not be on your radar right now, but it won’t be long before this winter weather arrives in Bergen County, NJ. Now is the best time to hire a Snow & Ice Management Contractor, as it gives you time to do your homework.  Ask for references and find a New Jersey service provider that will meet your ...

All About Low Voltage Landscape Lighting

Arriving home late at night, there is no more uncomfortable feeling than pulling into a driveway and looking at a dark Bergen County home and yard. You’ve invested time and money making your home and landscape look immaculate –now it can be inviting and beautiful after dark. Soft lighting in a dark outdoor environment is nothing short of magic. It ...

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 Can Hardscaping be Used For?

Are you considering something different for your outside space? Hardscaping works with paved areas like patios and pathways. Hardscaping will most certainly add to the visual appeal of your home, but it is also practical, and it can change the way that you see your backyard space forever. Whether you’re looking for extra play space for the kids, more room ...