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2011 – Wild Weather in Review

Weather.  We can predict it fairly accurately, but we can't control it.  We often have a mix of seasons, some wild and some mild, thank goodness, so we can at least shake ourselves off and move on to the next one.  But not this year.  As I look back on 2011, I'm amazed at all of the weather records that ...

Why winterize your sprinkler system?

How does a Sprinkler System work? To understand why a sprinkler system should be winterized in Bergen County, you need to understand how a sprinkler system works.  Sprinkler systems consist of a controller, valves, wiring, sprinkler heads, connective plumbing and underground pipes.  When the system is active, the water flows from the house through the connective plumbing into the underground …

Too Darn Hot – A July 2011 Overview

One of the drawbacks to being in the landscape and lawn care industry is that we are constantly caring for living, breathing things.  This is a good thing for us, since we are never without something to do during the growing season.  But it also requires us to have a great deal of knowledge on a wide range of subjects, ...

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 ...

July is Smart Irrigation Month!

July is Smart Irrigation Month, and a perfect time to reassess the efficiency of your lawn sprinkler system.  If you have been thinking about making some changes to your sprinklers because of alterations to your property or if your system is older and not equipped with some of the newest water saving features, you may be able to benefit from ...

Let Us Introduce Ourselves………

Welcome to our very first Horizon Landscape blog! This is an exciting time for us as we move forward into the world of online media. We're thrilled that you are taking the time to read us. Horizon Landscape Company is a full-service landscape construction, lawn maintenance and irrigation company located in Wyckoff, NJ.  We have been providing quality service to ...