Planting and Maintaining Annual Flowers

Annuals are colorful flowers that are available seasonally in Bergen County.  Varieties include Pansies (very early), Petunias, Salvia, Impatiens, Geraniums, Begonias, Marigold, Snapdragons, plus many more.  Most varieties come in a rainbow of colors and usually become available in the beginning of May.  If you are not sure of the right time to plant, Mother’s … Read more

Love your Landscape in 2020

Red and white hearts, paper lace, and Cupids remind us that February is the month of love. Valentine’s Day decorations are everywhere. We share kind words and sweet tokens of affection with family, friends, and coworkers. Giving and receiving these expressions brings us joy. This February, you can also make plans to love your landscape. … Read more

Creative Outdoor Living

New Vision for your property

The new year rolls in with resolutions for hope-filled futures. Hanging brand-new calendars with 12 sheets of clean, empty grids inevitably makes us think about new beginnings. It is human nature to want to start over. To have new vision. To try new things. To make changes. While many resolutions are hard to keep, improving … Read more

Spring time

May is a month of renewal

May is a month of renewal  in our gardens Spring rains nourish the ground as the first flowers of the season peek out from the warming soil. May is a month of renewal. Temperatures gently rise, trees bear their buds, flowers blossom, and wildlife becomes more active. Even in the most urban areas, the signs … Read more

Garden Trends in Bergen County

The Latest Garden Trends that will Simplify and Impress

Current garden trends give new ideas for the growing season. Colors, lines, and textures make good first impressions and lead us down a garden path that will ultimately recreate the garden.  Try these backyard ideas and integrate them into your landscape design this year. Contemporary Lines Give Simplicity and Create a Soothing Space Simple lines without a … Read more

Mum Container plants

Make Your Fall Landscaping Pop with Seasonal Color

Fall Color for your Landscape Garden Fall is in the air—football, apple cider, pumpkins, corn stalks and chrysanthemums (aka mums) are now taking center stage. Mums, along with pansies, ornamental kale and cabbage can spice up your fall outdoor living space with a large variety of colors and textures that make your Bergen County landscape … Read more