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The Best Flowers to Give on Valentine’s Day

c/o: Olga Zielinska Forget the roses this Valentine’s Day! There are many other flowers that are just as beautiful and romantic as these Valentine’s Day staples. Plus, going beyond roses will show that special someone that you put extra thought into their V-Day gift this year. Living in New Jersey, you won’t be able to find these flowers just anywhere, ...

Balancing Your Garden with Annuals and Perennials

Flowers enhance the natural beauty of a yard by integrating color and character. Yet it’s important to understand the difference between the types of flowers and how these differences will affect the look of your yard. Types of Flowers Let’s define the various types of flowers that are available. Annual: An annual flower grows from seed, blooms and lives its ...

Various Types of Mulch

Mulch offers many benefits in landscaping, but which type should you choose? With so many varieties, it's easy to feel overwhelmed, so the best place to start is with the application. Some mulch varieties are better for certain uses, as some break down easier, are better for the planet or are more cost-effective. Let’s take a look at the different ...

Types of Edible Flowers and Their Uses

Flowers aren’t just beautiful, they can also be quite tasty. Whether it’s a sugar-coated rose petal on top of a cupcake or dandelion tea, flowers offer wonderful flavor combinations. The following are just a few edible flowers and their uses. However, before we dig any deeper, it’s important to note that not all flowers are edible. Even species that are ...

Four Season Plants for New Jersey

Much of New Jersey falls in Zone 6, which means that plants need to be able to survive temperatures down to -5 degrees. While many plants may be able to withstand those temperatures, some may not look so good in the winter. Thankfully, there are a number of hardy plants that look good throughout each season. The following are just ...

Addicted to Annuals and Perennials in New Jersey

Annuals bring beauty all summer long. Mother's Day is right around the corner, and the nurseries are stocked full with annual flowers.  Here at Horizon Landscape, Debbie is busy keeping her list up to date preparing for our yearly order.  The varieties and colors or annuals are seemingly endless, but the time to buy them is relatively short.   Why ...

A Perennial Dilemma

Perennials are wonderful gifts of nature - you plant them today, sit back, and enjoy them for years.  If planned properly, a perennial garden will bloom from April through November.  So, let's say you've planted your very first beautifully planned perennial garden last year.  The winter has now passed, there's spring in the air and in your step, and you ...

March Madness

For NCAA Men's Basketball fans, March Madness begins on Selection Sunday, March 13. For those of us in the landscape industry, it has already arrived. Entrusting your landscape to Horizon is a 'slam dunk'! It's a lovely, sunny day today in Wyckoff, NJ. The snow is nearly all melted and, even though there is still a chill in the air, ...