New Jersey’s Invasive Species

Over the past four hundred years, literally hundreds, if not thousands, of invasive plant species have been introduced into New Jersey. These natural invaders may start as a nuisance, but can quickly and aggressively spread, taking over a habitat. These invaders can be found on farmland, in forests and gardens, as well as in the … Read more

10 Trees to Make Landscaping Come to Life

New Jersey is a gorgeous state. It is especially beautiful during early spring as the leaves on the trees start to come out and flowers start to bloom.  Some places look like a lush green paradise. Trees are magnificent things that give back in so many ways. This post is going to highlight 10 of … Read more

Everyone’s a Winner at Wyckoff Family Fun Day

In June of 2010, the town of Wyckoff, NJ started a new tradition they call the Wyckoff Family Fun Day.  It is held on the grounds of the Wyckoff Family YMCA, and features booths from vendors in the local area, giving them a chance to interact with the community.  Horizon Landscape Company has had the … Read more

One Man’s Weed…

viola sororia …is another man’s wildflower.   It all depends upon your perspective.  Simply put, a weed is “a plant considered undesirable, unattractive, or troublesome, especially one growing where it is not wanted, as in a garden.”  That doesn’t necessarily mean that it’s a bad plant; it just means that it showed up someplace it shouldn’t … Read more

Snow Plow Moving Snow in Bergen County NJ

Snow Season Recap in Bergen County

When it comes to snowfall, we here in New Jersey have surely had our fair share this past winter.  In fact, the winter of 2010 – 2011 was a record setter.  According to the NJ State Climatologist, an analysis of thirteen recording stations produced an average of 38.1 inches of snow in January 2011. This … Read more