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Chickweed – Salad or Weed

Chickweed

Chickweed.   Why won’t deer do us all a favor and eat this plant?  It sure looks like salad in our lawns and shrub beds every spring. Chickweed is unusual in that it is a winter growing annual weed that loves rich moist soil (remind us of all the rain we have had this winter and spring?) and continues to grow …

Reviving Your Landscape after a Harsh Winter

Lawn and Ornamental Care

It’s been a rough season, thanks to a record low temperatures and winter and spring snowstorms bearing down on warmth-deprived Bergen County. The good news is that it’s time to start thinking about the lawn and looking forward to getting back out of doors. These winter lawn care tips can help with dead grass repair as you look forward to …

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: …

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 ...

Planning for a New Landscape in Bergen County

Spring is in the air! Before long, you’ll be enjoying longer days outdoors and extra time in the sun. In order to make the most of this warm weather, it’s helpful to have a yard that facilitates outside fun. If you’ve struggled to make your backyard space the social gathering place you intended, it may be time for some updates. ...

Benefits to Maintaining a Lush, Green Lawn

c/o: Loredana Bejerita There’s no doubt that a healthy green lawn is preferred over one that is not. Yet there are many benefits to keeping your yard healthy and well maintained than just the looks that it provides. Healthy lawns are important to our communities, lifestyles and environment. To get your lawn up to this level of quality takes a ...

Top 10 Tools Every New Jersey Gardener Needs

c/o: Fran Linden Whether you’re an avid gardener or just getting started with a new hobby, there are certain gardening tools that every gardener needs. As we ease into the spring, now is a great time to get the tools you need and have everything in order. You’ll beat the crowds and have full access to all types of tools ...

Watering Basics for New Jersey Lawns

We all know that grass needs water, but exactly how much does it need? Many homeowners leave this job up to Mother Nature, but if you want a great looking yard with plenty of lushness, you can’t rely on nature entirely. Understanding the various types of grass can help determine how much watering your lawn really needs to thrive. Common ...

11-11-11 : 11 Tips for a Stress Free Spring

Finally, the day that everyone has been talking about all year has arrived - 11/11/11.  So in honor of this auspicious day, I thought it might be fun to make a list of 11 things to smooth your transition through the winter and into next spring.  Most of the tips are for your lawn and landscape, but I threw in ...

Heat stress and recovery

One of the most common questions we have been hearing the last few weeks is, "Why does my lawn look so terrible, and how are you planning on fixing it?"  As much as those of us in the lawn maintenance industry like to feel in control of the animal known as your lawn, the reality is, there are some things ...