Native Plants for New Jersey Landscapes – Going Native

There has been a lot of buzz in the last few years about landscaping with native plants. The United States has a serious problem with invasive plant species like kudzu, English ivy, or star-thistle. These plants have been introduced to areas where the native plants simply can’t compete, and they can cause serious harm to … Read more

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Best Exotic and Specimen Trees to Grow in New Jersey

This blog lists a variety of exotic tree specimens including palm, flowering, and fruit. It was originally written in April 2018 and then updated in June 2021 to include more information. When we think of exotic trees our thoughts turn to warm climates or tropical islands. Think of the lush green and brilliant flowers seen … Read more

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Five Qualities of a Great Landscape Contractor

Proper landscape design and construction is crucial. It helps to maintain the unique aesthetic qualities of your landscaping and the architectural integrity of your outdoor space, structures, and plants. A knowledgeable and experienced landscape designer will show you ways to protect the value of your property and keep it safe for family and visitors. Here … Read more

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Guide to Removing Stains from Your Patio

Is your concrete, stone, or brick patio showing signs of a busy summer? Stains from mustard, berries, red wine, grease, rust, sap, mold, soot, or compost can become permanent blotches on your hardscaping. Taking steps from our guide to removing stains from your patio now can keep them from becoming everlasting reminders of that grilling disaster or potting nightmare!

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How to Reduce Ticks in Your NJ Landscape

Signs of summer are everywhere, and spending time outdoors is not only a priority but a tradition for many New Jersey families. Enjoying the outdoors means a close encounter with all that Mother Nature has to offer, from songbirds to butterflies and unfortunately, a few uninvited disease-carrying pests. Fear not, fellow Jerseyans, we have some simple … Read more

Fall Landscaping Best Practices for a Glorious Spring

Autumn is upon us, and summer barbecue season is over. It’s natural to begin to turn our attention indoors and start thinking about cozy evenings with a cup of cocoa. However, fall is a great time to plan ahead for your spring garden, and some easy fall landscaping now will help to ensure a thriving landscape in the spring.

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The One-Stop Shop for Your Top-Notch Theme Gardens!

Basking in a beautiful breeze on a cool summer’s eve, or over a delightful dinner get together under your pavilion, the affair isn’t complete without sublime surroundings to set your landscape apart. Sponzilli Landscape Group offers the highest quality services for garden design or theme gardens. And our landscaping is not exclusively for the residential property owner; we handle … Read more

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Lovely Landscaping OR Kid Friendly Yard – Why Not Both?

We often worry that our kids spend too much time inside. They don’t get exercise, fresh air and sunshine the way we want them too. But what is there for them outside? The high-end landscape design may be pretty, but there is nothing they want to do out there. And what if they wander out … Read more

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Low Maintenance Landscaping: Butterfly Garden

Google the word “butterfly” and, without fail, five of the first ten images to appear will be that of the iconic monarch butterfly. As its detailed and beautiful orange and black wings span across the screen our minds drift back to distant memories of elementary school. American children are first exposed to the idea of … Read more