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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 ...

Everyone’s a Winner at Wyckoff Family Fun Day

In June of 2010, the town of Wyckoff, NJ started a new tradition they call the Wyckoff Family Fun Day.  It is held on the grounds of the Wyckoff Family YMCA, and features booths from vendors in the local area, giving them a chance to interact with the community.  Horizon Landscape Company has had the pleasure of participating in this ...

One Man’s Weed…

viola sororia...is another man's wildflower.   It all depends upon your perspective.  Simply put, a weed is "a plant considered undesirable, unattractive, or troublesome, especially one growing where it is not wanted, as in a garden."  That doesn't necessarily mean that it's a bad plant; it just means that it showed up someplace it shouldn't have -- usually in our beautiful grass ...

Is it stone? Or is it StoneMakers?

Beautiful hand-crafted outdoor kitchenThere's something about the beauty of stone that draws my eye every time.  Whether it's a beautifully crafted house front, an elegant fireplace or a terraced planting bed, stone provides strength and coolness, while at the same time evoking charm and warmth.  No other medium, in my opinion, can do the same thing.  Installing stone properly requires ...

And the winner is………Mahwah, NJ!!

Snow Plow Moving Snow in Bergen County NJ According to the old adage, March comes in like a lion, and goes out like a lamb.  Not so this year in our corner of New Jersey - unless, of course, lambs have become aggressive. The last few days of March 2011 were blustery and cold, and April started its wee hours with sleet and freezing rain. I was tempted ...

A Quick Look Back – Snow Season Recap

Snow Plow Moving Snow in Bergen County NJ When it comes to snowfall, we here in New Jersey have surely had our fair share this past winter.  In fact, the winter of 2010 - 2011 was a record setter.  According to the NJ State Climatologist, an analysis of thirteen recording stations produced an average of 38.1 inches of snow in January 2011. This is the 2nd snowiest month ...