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Tips for Safe Winter Shoveling

c/o: Mateusz Stachowski (Mattox) We may have celebrated the holidays, but that doesn’t mean that the cold, wintry weather is behind us. In fact, it’s just the beginning. January and February are the coldest months of the year, and they can also bring a lot of snow. If it does snow, it will be your responsibility to shovel the driveway ...

How to Protect Your Bedding Plants Over the Winter

c/o: Florin Garoi We spend a lot of time caring for our flowers in the spring and summer, so you certainly don’t want them to go to waste just because the weather gets cold. While it does take extra work to care for your flower beds over the winter months, you’ll thank yourself later. You won’t have to keep making ...

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 ...

Salt Damage and How to Prevent It

As I look out of our office window at the poor mum plants that were damaged by the early snow of October 29 and see new growth popping out due to the unusually mild weather for mid-December, it's hard getting my thoughts together about winter.  But Mother Nature is out there, waiting patiently to slam us again soon, and we would ...

Think Outside the Box for Christmas

Christmas is just around the corner, although thanks to advertising and retail stores, you'd think it's been here for months.  I saw my first Christmas decorations in our local Walgreen's store the week before Halloween.  It really did bother me a bit, rushing the season like that, but when we got hit with a freak snowstorm on October 29 I ...

11-11-11 : 11 Tips for a Stress Free Spring

Finally, the day that everyone has been talking about all year has arrived - 11/11/11.  So in honor of this auspicious day, I thought it might be fun to make a list of 11 things to smooth your transition through the winter and into next spring.  Most of the tips are for your lawn and landscape, but I threw in ...

There’s Frost on the Pumpkin – No, Wait – It’s Snow!

It's October 28, and believe it or not, we are in a winter storm watch for the weekend.  According to the latest forecast, we're going to get 2 to 4 inches of snow in Wyckoff Saturday afternoon, and another possible 1 to 2 inches overnight into Sunday. After record breaking heat in July, and days upon days of rain, including ...

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 ...

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 ...