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Spring is here, early! Are you prepared?

Spring has arrived in New Jersey... at least according to the temperatures. In Northern New Jersey, Crocuses are popping, smell of fresh cut grass is in the air, the birds are singing in the morning, and the world is ready to move forward out of its winter sluggishness and come to life.  With 73 degrees in Wyckoff, NJ at 2pm this afternoon - not ...

How to Choose the Right Landscape Lighting System

Never underestimate the power of landscape lighting. When the sun goes down and the sky gets dark, you need something outside your home to keep it safe, beautiful inviting and well lit. Unfortunately, some homeowners simply pick up an inexpensive box of low voltage lighting or solar lights at the local retail store, stick them in the yard and never …

How to Choose a Bergen County Lawn Care Company

All lawn care companies are not the same. Thanks to the Google, you no longer have to pull a name from a phone book, but it can still be challenging to select the best lawn care company based on a website. How do you know if the company is licensed, bonded and insured? What training do the technicians have? Are …

Pavers vs. Bluestone

Pavers are hard blocks that are used to create smooth, hard surfaces outdoors such as patios, walkways and driveways. There are a variety of pavers available for people to choose from in terms of size, color and material. For example, common paver materials include concrete, glass, clay, brick, stone or plastic. This allows people to choose the best material for ...

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 ...

My Sprinkler System Won’t Shut Off

You’ve done your homework and know that your sprinkler system needs to be turned off for the winter. You don’t water to freeze and cause damage to the piping, and you want to protect and preserve the sprinkler for optimal performance next spring. But, what happens when you go to turn off your sprinkler and the system won’t shut off? ...

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 ...

How to Repair Your Sprinkler System

A sprinkler system can be intimidating when something goes wrong, but don’t let your lack of skills with irrigation systems scare you away. The truth is that you can have a lush, green lawn and take excellent care of your sprinkler system without any special skills. The goal is to identify the problem and take care of it with these ...

Creative Tips for Working with Sloped Yard

Homes situated on slopes look stunning, and when the right landscaping and hardscaping is chosen, the home is defined even more. If you have a home that sits on slopes, you may find the space to be challenging to work with. Fortunately, there is plenty that you can do to enhance the look of your home while keeping it easy ...