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How to Maximize Your Landscaping Budget

A home without landscaping is like an unfinished work of art. Not only does landscaping improve the curb appeal of your home, but it is also the finishing touch helping to turn a house into a home. When considering updating landscaping, a tight budget can deter many homeowners from investing in their landscape. It is … Read more

summer landscaping

Start of Summer Landscaping Tips

With the summer months quickly approaching, we are all eager to tend to our landscaping before the pool parties and barbeques (hopefully) begin again. We put together some tips that will help you get your outdoor area in the best shape to enjoy the warm weather.  Have Your Sprinkler System Checked It is always best … Read more

Outdoor Kitchen Designs by Sponzilli

Outdoor Kitchen Designs

Editor’s note This blog was originally published on April 9, 2015 and has been updated to include new information and additional images. Design trends show that more homeowners want functional outdoor space to unwind and entertain. This desire has significantly increased the popularity of outdoor kitchen designs and installations. A well-designed outdoor kitchen can increase … Read more

Pruning in Winter

Pruning in winter will help your landscape flourish and stand apart come spring. Knowing when to prune and how much takes forethought and experience to get the job done properly.  Pruning is often considered to be one of the most difficult gardening practices and surprisingly, winter is a great time to provide maintenance services to … 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.

How to Determine if Weeds Are Damaging Your Lawn

Having a lush, green yard without any weeds is what every homeowner strives for. Keeping up that beautiful lawn takes a lot of work. If you’re not careful, one tiny clump of crabgrass can effectively take over and damage your entire yard. It’s crucial to inspect on a regular basis to determine if weeds are damaging your lawn.

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.

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?

Landscaping That Adds the Most Value to Your Home

Landscaping does more than simply enhance the beauty of your home. Many landscaping designs also boost its value. If you’re considering selling and getting the most value for your home in the next few years, you’ll want to focus your landscaping efforts on designs that attract buyers who make high-dollar offers. 1) Use Landscaping to … Read more