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

Tips to Make Your Landscaping Pet Friendly

This blog was written in August 2018 to help homeowners create pet-friendly landscape designs. We updated with additional information in July 2021 to give our readers, even more, stand apart ideas. There are millions of products sold to pet owners every day to accommodate furry friends inside our homes. But how often do we think … Read more

Frost Heave Explained

Have you ever walked outside on a cold winter morning and noticed that your plants have moved? Or that your deck has shifted and some of your stonework isn’t quite as straight? You aren’t imagining things; this natural occurrence is called frost heave.

Landscape Drainage Problems and Solutions

Standing water is a problem for many property owners. It takes away usable space leaving your landscape soggy and full of pesky mosquitoes. That’s why the best drainage solutions will enhance your landscape and keep it from collecting pools of water.

Enhance your Landscape with Ornamental Grasses

Ornamental grasses provide low maintenance beauty to your landscape or garden. They come in many colors, forms, and sizes. Choose between fun and whimsical or tall and graceful. Whatever your desire, ornamental grasses accommodate any variety of landscaping design goals. Flowering, Colorful Ornamental Grasses Flowering ornamental grasses are an attractive option for both residential and … Read more

Create Ambience with Water Lighting

Light is an essential component to create the perfect nighttime landscape. Water and light work beautifully together to produce a striking focal point in any yard. The addition of water lighting creates ambience in any outdoor living space.

Evans Alliance Launches New Sponzilli Landscape Group Website

Fairfield, NJ – June 2019 – Sponzilli Landscape Group, a leader in the design and installation of award-winning urban, commercial and residential landscaping projects in New York City and New Jersey, is proud to announce the launch of its newly designed website at https://sponzilli.com/. The new site features a clean, modern design and user interface … Read more

Camouflage Your Pool Equipment with Efficiency and Style

Whether you plan to use the space for your family or friends, you want the area around your pool to look beautiful, decluttered, and professional. One of the most significant issues diminishing your pool’s aesthetic is equipment. Fortunately, many stylish solutions exist to keep your equipment out of sight and organized.

Blue Hydrangeas

How to Make Hydrangeas Turn Blue

Blue hydrangeas are sought after all over the country. Their bright blue blooms are difficult to achieve for many gardeners, especially in the Northern New Jersey area where the climate tends to be colder. So, what makes that brilliant blue color?

Residential Landscape Contractor

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

Patio after Power Washing

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!

Rocks or Mulch For Residential Landscaping?

Adding rock or mulch to your landscape is a wonderful way to beautify your property. However, it can be confusing to determine which is the best option for your outdoor living space. Both rocks and mulch for landscaping have many different variations in their use that will affect your decision. Let’s look at the landscaping … Read more