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

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 ...

Benefits to Retaining Walls

Building a retaining wall will improve the look of your yard, but these walls also serve functional purposes. There are a variety of materials that can be used to build a retaining wall, with concrete, stone and wood being the most popular options. You will also have to be conscious of how tall your wall will be, as some communities ...

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 ...

We shall by morning inherit the Earth

Spring and early Summer here in Wyckoff, NJ has been wetter than usual.  While not at record levels, the excess rain and cool temperatures bring about the eternal problem of fungus on the lawn.  Some of the most common fungi we see in this area are red thread, leaf spot, and mushrooms.   Red thread fungus (Laetisaria fuciformis) occurs after periods ...

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, ...

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 ...