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Winter Burn on Evergreens

Arborvitae and Green Giant Arborvitae that are all white, tan or brown all have winter damage on them. These plants will not recover.  This is the result of the milder temperatures we had earlier in the winter when the temps went from mild to cool to warm to cold. The plants started to break dormancy thinking it was springtime. Then …

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 …

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: …

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. ...

How to Choose a Bergen County Lawn Care Company

All lawn care companies are not the same. Thanks to the Google, you no longer have to pull a name from a phone book, but it can still be challenging to select the best lawn care company based on a website. How do you know if the company is licensed, bonded and insured? What training do the technicians have? Are ...

My Arborvitae are Bending Over from the Snow!

Arborvitaes are conifer, evergreen trees, and they look absolutely stunning in the winter months with fresh snow glistening on the branches. While these trees are low maintenance and can withstand harsh weather conditions, they can be affected by heavy snowfall. In fact, some homeowners are disappointed to see that when they shake off the excess snow from the branches, the ...

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 ...

What Can I Plant in the Spring in New Jersey?

c/o: John Byer Even though the snow has just cleared, there are plenty of things that you can start planting in your garden in late March and early April. The temperatures will be warming up and the last frost will come soon enough, which is generally in the month of May for New Jersey residents. Let’s take a look at ...

Making Gardening a Family Friendly Spring Activity

c/o: babykrul Gardening is a great activity for the whole family, and it already comes with built-in fun thanks to all the digging and raking in the dirt. Gardening is great for kids of all ages. It gets them outdoors in the fresh air and having fun while learning about plants, flowers and trees. Below are some creative ways to ...

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 ...