We’ve been very lucky these past few months with warmer than usual temperatures. Gardeners everywhere are rejoicing for more time in the garden and taking this time to beautify their yards while they still can. We may not be this lucky every year, so take a look at our tips for preparing your landscape to [...]
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Although we pride ourselves on our design, installation and maintenance of landscapes, we do have clients who prefer to do the work and maintain it themselves. As the change in seasons has thrown us for a loop here in November, we thought we would take the time to help homeowners get a grasp on what [...]
September is upon us, and the cooler weather is more apparent in the evenings and mornings. Even though summer is pretty much over…don’t forget your garden just yet, because August & September is the prime bulb planning time! When you plant bulbs now, you give them head start to develop a strong root system over [...]
So what are the pros and cons with hiring a landscape service? Well, the pros may outweigh the cons, in a couple fields; affordability and time saving. Most of our customers in Northern NJ want their lawns and properties to be well maintained, but simply don't have the time to do the work themselves. That's where we [...]
Our goal is to design and install an amazing landscape, that is best suited for your needs. Understanding needs and functionality is the first step that we take when designing a residential landscape. How will you and your family use the space? Does the homeowner want a design conducive to entertaining guests? Will there be [...]
Did you know that too much or too little water can harm your lawn? For example, if your lawn gets small amounts of water frequently, this will cause grass to grow shallow roots, which can mean trouble in hot and dry weather. During hot summer months, when there is extended periods of no rainfall and [...]
Besides looking neat and clean, installing mulch on your property has many other positives. We found a great resource from Colorado State University that clearly explains the benefits and how to correctly use mulch. (below referenced: http://www.ext.colostate.edu/mg/gardennotes/245.html). Interested in adding mulch to your property? Call HRL! The term mulch refers to a material placed on [...]
Looking to add some pizzazz to your home landscaping but not sure where to start designing your landscape vision? Consider beautifying your outdoor areas with the natural beauty of hardscaping. Some of the most popular ways to increase curb appeal and add value to your home is by adding hardscapes to your property. Hardscapes add [...]
Spring is right around the corner and if you’re anything like me, you want to get busy cleaning up the yard from the winter freeze! This 2014-2015 winter season has been especially harsh. This winter there were continuous days of below freezing temperatures, heavy winds and snow fall that lingered on the ground for weeks. [...]
Not every landscaper can deliver the intricacies needed for the full service that your New Jersey property demands. Hot summers and cold winters in New Jersey require specific types of plantings. Landscapers in New Jersey must know what to plant and when to plant it. Beautiful landscaping does not even happen in the dirt. Award winning [...]