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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5 Backyard Pavilion Design Ideas for a Personality-Filled Oasis

Whether you like to unwind poolside with an ice-cold beer or curl up next to your spouse at the end of a long day by a fire, we’d like to introduce you to the benefits of constructing a beautiful backyard pavilion that suits your relaxation style. You know that saying “Rain, rain, go away”? In … 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

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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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Planning Your Swimming Pool: Dos & Don’ts

Renovating any part of your property takes planning. This is particularly true when including a pool in your landscape design. Before you start, consider the swimming pool dos and don’ts from a professional you can trust. Summer days are upon us, and nothing is better than swimming in your very own backyard. If you’ve been … Read more

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Top Benefits of Pathway and Driveway Lighting

In this blog we consider the benefits of pathway and driveway lighting. We discuss how they affect the look of your home, the safety of your property, and how you use your landscape. We also examine some of the best fixtures and lighting techniques.  Perhaps you’ve considered installing lighting to enhance the drive to the … Read more

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How To Make Your Seasonal Displays Pop

Seasonal displays have the power to make your landscape pop. They are an artful way to bring new life to your property each season. You can add color with bright and bold blooms or up your vibrancy with foliage and greenery. Either way, your landscape will stand apart. If you’re looking for inspiration for your … Read more

Benefits of Choosing an Estate Maintenance Plan

This blog covers everything about landscape maintenance plans and why they work best. We’ll talk about exactly what’s included in estate management and the services provided. A landscape maintenance plan is crucial to every property. It provides longevity for the beauty of your landscape. No matter the season, there are benefits to choosing an estate … Read more

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Landscaping Trends for 2021: Incredible Outdoor Living (Updated March 2021)

An overview of design ideas for patios, lawns, and gardens paints a picture of today’s lifestyle and values. That’s always been the case to a great extent, but never more than now. The top landscape design trends focus on family, entertainment, low-maintenance, and customized construction.

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A Year in Review: 2020 Landscape Renovations

2020 was quite a year for everyone. With the stress of a pandemic, people have turned to the safety of their home as an escape from all the chaos. For us at Sponzilli Landscape Group, we have been grateful for the ability to continue to work. Now, we look back on this year with pride … Read more

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Frequently Asked Landscaping Questions

When working with a variety of clients, there are different questions and needs that are unique to each project. Here are some landscaping questions to ask before hiring a landscaper.  Q. What makes a good landscaper? A good landscaper has the willingness and commitment to understanding the client and what their needs are, what their … Read more

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What Makes a Good Landscaper?

Many homeowners may wonder, what makes a good landscaper? And, that’s a good question to ask because not all landscapers are equipped to handle large or complex landscapes. Even if you have a smaller property, you may desire a landscape that features native plants that thrive best under local conditions. But still, you want your … Read more