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Planting and Maintaining Annual Flowers

Annuals are colorful flowers that are available seasonally in Bergen County.  Varieties include Pansies (very early), Petunias, Salvia, Impatiens, Geraniums, Begonias, Marigold, Snapdragons, plus many more.  Most varieties come in a rainbow of colors and usually become available in the beginning of May.  If you are not sure of the right time to plant, Mother’s Day is a good guide.  …

Preparing Your Landscape for Winter in Bergen County

Winter is here! Now that it is December, it’s time to get serious about the winter season. Most of us have a habit of putting off this weather, but each year we’re reminded of what winter brings: bitter cold temperatures, mounds of snow and high winds. Now is the best time to prep your landscape for the long winter season ...

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 …

7 Common Property Drainage Problems and How to Resolve Them

You may not have control over when it rains or how much it rains, but there are things you can do to lessen the impact that rainwater has on your property. Without proper drainage, water can collect in your yard creating structural issues to your home, damage to plants and flowers, an increase in bugs and a messy, swampy mess. ...

Hurricane Irene Aftermath in Bergen County

  Hurricane Irene has now come and gone in the Northeast, but her aftermath will be with us for months to come.  Our thoughts and prayers are with all who are dealing with flooding and personal loss. Our deepest sympathies go out to the families of those whose lives she took. We were extremely fortunate here in Wyckoff, NJ, to …

Drainage Solutions for your Bergen County Property

Today is a visually stunning spring day in Wyckoff, NJ – the sky is the most beautiful blue with just a smattering of puffy clouds.  It is a welcome sight after the many days of continual rain and drizzle we just had.  As much as we are itching to start writing about all things green, a soggy wet area in …