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Humble Christmas

2020 has been a year of humbling. We have been sent home to make sense of our reordered and restricted lives. We are not, as we had so often presumptuously imagined, in charge of our own destiny. And yet, Christmas still comes. While our modern American Christmas has been completely unraveled, the steady reliability of times and seasons continues. Some …

Hiring a New Jersey Commercial Snow and Ice Management Service

New Jersey Commercial Snow and Ice Management

While snow is great for skiing and snowboarding, it’s not so great for business—especially in New Jersey. If your company has better things to worry about than icy, snow covered parking lots and sidewalks, you should consider hiring a New Jersey commercial snow and ice management service to prepare for winter’s harsh weather conditions. Enlisting outside help will not only …

Commercial Snow and Ice Services in Bergen County

Weather affects the bottom line.  With plates spinning in the air from day to day in any given commercial business, a snow or ice storm will wreak havoc on your company.  Yet, we stay vigilant, so your daily operations are at full capacity for your employees and your customers. Making pre-planned commitments now will keep you at the top of …

Recovering from Winter Lawn Damage in NJ

Now that the snow is starting to melt away in New Jersey, you may notice that your grass doesn’t look all that healthy. With the heavy snow this season, people will experience damage from the snow, such as snow mold and winterkill. While there is no foolproof method that immediately repairs turfgrass, there are steps you can take today to …

Preparing Your Landscape for Winter in Bergen County

Winter is here! Now that it is December, it’s time to get serious about the winter season. Most of us have a habit of putting off this weather, but each year we’re reminded of what winter brings: bitter cold temperatures, mounds of snow and high winds. Now is the best time to prep your landscape for the long winter season ...

My Arborvitae are Bending Over from the Snow!

Arborvitaes are conifer, evergreen trees, and they look absolutely stunning in the winter months with fresh snow glistening on the branches. While these trees are low maintenance and can withstand harsh weather conditions, they can be affected by heavy snowfall. In fact, some homeowners are disappointed to see that when they shake off the excess snow from the branches, the ...

Best Christmas Present: An Outdoor Kitchen

Outdoor Kitchen Patio Are you looking for an amazing Christmas present for that someone special who has everything? Maybe that someone special is your partner or spouse, and you want to make an investment that will keep on giving. For people who love to entertain and spend time outdoors, an outdoor kitchen is a holiday gift that is beyond compare. The winter season ...

How to Protect Your Landscape for the Winter

What do you do before you go outdoors when the weather gets cold? Put on a jacket! Unfortunately, plants cannot throw on a jacket, so they need protection from the elements to survive the long winter. Plants are sensitive to heat and cold, just as humans are, and they require oxygen to live. Oxygen becomes harder to find and use ...

Salt vs. Calcium for Ice Control

When snow and ice start to accumulate, businesses must clear walkways, sidewalks and parking lots using a deicer. One of the most commonly used deicers is sodium chloride thanks to its low cost and efficiency. Yet, before you order traditional rock salt for winter ice control, consider the pros and cons to calcium chloride as well. You may find that ...

Snow Plowing vs. Snow Pushing for Commercial Parking Lots

Contact Horizon Landscape to learn more about our Commercial Snow Contracts. COMMERCIAL SNOW & ICE MANAGEMENT Salt vs. Calcium for Ice Control