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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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

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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

Misconceptions People Have Before Starting a Landscape Project

Landscaping can make or break your home’s appearance and with such an important decision, it can often be difficult for a customer to find a landscaping company that they can trust to make their vision come to life So what makes a good landscaper and what should you expect from your first landscaping project? This … Read more

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Weeds, Harsh Chemicals and What You Need to Know

Weeds have been the bane of lawn and landscaping care for centuries. Thanks to a green revolution happening in the lawn care industry today, people are showing more interest in organic weed prevention. Once thought to be ineffective, organic products have been refined and perfected. Now organic lawn care is coming into its own with … Read more

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Backyard Privacy Landscaping Ideas

Aside from providing beauty to your property, clever landscaping designs can also provide privacy. Our team at Sponzilli Landscape Group is here to provide you with backyard privacy landscaping ideas including information about what plants make the best privacy screens on your outdoor patio or yard. From trees to plants, we have you covered with … Read more

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Landscaping 101 for Beginners

Landscaping 101: What You Need to Know About Working with a Landscape Architect  When planning a landscaping project, you may not realize the full scope of work. For example, it’s not unusual for homeowners or business owners to find that there are significant rainwater runoff problems that are not addressed with their current landscaping — … Read more

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Does Landscaping Increase Property Value?

Is It A Good Investment? The answer is Yes. Landscaping covers a wide range of improvements for your property. It includes plantings, hardscaping, outdoor kitchens, and entertainment areas. A good landscape design increases property value by adding beauty, privacy, and functionality. How Does Landscaping Affect Property Value? Landscaping adds more than a facelift to your … Read more