Tag Archive

Below you'll find a list of all posts that have been tagged as “landscaping”

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 ...

What to Look for When Choosing a Quality Landscape Company

Not all landscaping companies are the same. Since you want only the best for your home and family, it’s important to evaluate the landscape companies in your area and make an informed decision. There are many factors to be aware of, such as the type of chemicals the landscaper uses, the continued education provided for employees and a highly specialized ...

Seed vs. Sod: What’s the Best Choice?

Planting a lawn is a great way to add color and warmth to your yard, but most people are left wondering: seed or sod? What’s the better choice? The Difference  The short answer is that both types of lawns are great choices; the one that is best for you lies in a few factors. First, let’s talk about the difference ...

Organic Lawn Care Techniques

Boy Sitting with his Dog on Lawn Many people are concerned with using pesticides on plants and landscaping. Pesticides can be toxic to humans and pets, dangerous to the environment and also make the difference in what you can safely eat from your garden. For these reasons, more people are turning to organic lawn care techniques. However, are these techniques really better for the environment? More importantly, ...

The Road To Landscaping Success Is Lined With Pavers!

Are you looking for a way to add a little extra something to your landscaping scheme? There’s really no better addition or way to refresh your property than with pavers. Pavers are precast masonry blocks. Pavers are the alternative to pouring concrete, using hot asphalt. or using clay bricks. Pavers are used mainly to create pathways and driveways for the ...

Top 10 Landscaping Trends

If you’re planning a springtime landscaping job or if you want a makeover for your property, there are many recent landscaping trends you should consider. 1. Game Courts - The cost of travel has many people either vacationing close to home or actually vacationing at home. This is a great opportunity to install some extra features on your property.  A ...

10 Trees to Make Landscaping Come to Life

New Jersey is a gorgeous state. It is especially beautiful during early spring as the leaves on the trees start to come out and flowers start to bloom.  Some places look like a lush green paradise. Trees are magnificent things that give back in so many ways. This post is going to highlight 10 of the best growing trees in ...

Never forget……

Here at Horizon Landscape Company, we are coming to the end of what is traditionally our busiest week.  It's the equivalent of Tech Week in theater, where all of the planning and preparation are finally pulled together to create an entertainment masterpiece.  In the landscaping business, the entertainment masterpiece is your outdoor living space. Ah, Memorial Day.  The property has ...