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March To-Do List for Your New Jersey Garden

c/o: Roberto V. We’re nearly halfway through March, and many of us are thinking spring. Fortunately, you can start getting to work this month, as there is plenty to do to prep your New Jersey garden for the spring. We’ll tell you how. Step 1: Order your seeds Now is a great time to purchase the seeds you want so ...

Landscaping Tips for Spring

With the beginning of spring those of us who are fortunate enough to have a garden should do a bit of preparation for the seasons ahead. There are some priceless tips that you should take to heart whether you have a professionally landscaped garden or not. The last frost that we get is usually around the middle of May, depending ...

Perennial Confusion, or, “What The Heck Is Going On This Spring?”

Last year, as you've read (and read, and read....), was a year for weather upheavals.  I was so looking forward to starting the new growing season on a new topic, but here in the Northeast, Mother Nature is toying with us again. St. Patrick's Day 2012 was a picture-perfect day in Northern Jersey, and I took the opportunity to get ...

It’s great to be back

Perennial sedum flowers all summer. This variety is Autumn Joy.It has been two weeks since I wrote our last blog, and that is because exciting things are happening in our social networking world!  Our Horizon Landscape website has been given a face lift, and changes have been put into place for search optimization.  I would like to send out a great ...

Strange things in the lawn are a lesson for us all

Grass seedlings can strike fear in the hearts of new lawn owners.It has only happened to me twice in the 28 years I have been in this business, but because of it, I smile every spring.  Those of us who grew up with a lawn and whose dads spent the weekends mowing it forget that there are lots of people ...

Addicted to Annuals and Perennials in New Jersey

Annuals bring beauty all summer long. Mother's Day is right around the corner, and the nurseries are stocked full with annual flowers.  Here at Horizon Landscape, Debbie is busy keeping her list up to date preparing for our yearly order.  The varieties and colors or annuals are seemingly endless, but the time to buy them is relatively short.   Why ...

Rain, rain in the drain, hopefully

Today is a visually stunning spring day in Wyckoff, NJ - the sky is the most beautiful blue with just a smattering of puffy clouds.  It is a welcome sight after the many days of continual rain and drizzle we just had.  As much as I am itching to start writing about all things green, a soggy wet area in ...

Springtime “Snow” Cover

So, spring is arriving.  The weather is warmer, the birds are back, the trees are beginning to bud, and my lawn is.........white? A winter of record snowfall and sustained freezing temperatures has created the perfect setting for spring "snow", otherwise known as snow mold.  Unfortunately, no lawn is immune - even the lushest lawns at the end of last season ...

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, ...