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March 17 2017

Primrose

Also known as primula, primrose is one of spring’s early bloomers across the Northern Hemisphere, making it a mainstay in New Jersey home gardens. This cool season annual typically blooms from March through May, and comes in a wide variety of colors including yellow, red, pink, purple and white. Primrose usually grows to be 4-6 […]

March 02 2017

Why Every Landscape Needs a Spring Cleaning

There are lawns, and then there are landscapes. To achieve the latter–as in the beautiful, the inspiring, and the extraordinary–it takes extra care and attention to detail. The start of spring is a particularly pivotal time for your landscaping–at least if you want the vibrant life and colors that make spring so special. Here’s why […]

March 01 2017

De-Winterizing Your Irrigation System

The first true landscaping triumph of spring is de-winterizing your sprinkler system. This is when you know that a beautiful lawn and lively garden are just around the corner. However, de-winterizing is a tricky and time-consuming process that involves: Checking the valves and turning them on slowly Inspecting for leaks Setting the timer Making necessary […]

February 07 2017
How to Bring Your Landscaping Back to Life After Winter

How to Bring Your Landscaping Back to Life After Winter

For landscaping and gardening enthusiasts, there’s no better feeling than that of winter finally loosening its grip. As the clocks spring forward and buds turn to blossoms, there are a few things you’ll want to do in order to have a magnificent landscape through spring. Rake Contrary to popular practice, hold off on completely dethatching […]

February 07 2017
Love is in the Air: 7 Fun Facts About Roses

Love is in the Air: 7 Fun Facts About Roses

Every February, roses help lovers express their affection. But did you know that the ancient Greeks and Romans were dedicating roses to their goddesses of love, Aphrodite and Venus, centuries before Shakespeare’s symbolism, or that roughly 25 percent of all roses sold in the U.S. come from Ecuador? Here are 7 fun facts to give […]

January 18 2017

Checklist: How to Create Your Landscaping Budget

New year, new lawn? With a fresh start to track your finances, January is the perfect time to create a budget for your landscaping. Whether you’re in need of general maintenance, design-build services for a special project, or both, High Tech Landscapes can help. But first, we want you to find your comfort zone in […]

December 05 2016

5 Reasons Every Homeowner Should Have Trees on Their Property

Homeownership is one of life’s purest pleasures, especially here in New Jersey, where beaches, mountains, lakes, rivers, quaint towns and big cities are all within a short drive from home. If you’re not the outdoorsy or adventurous type, you can still appreciate the Garden State’s natural appeal when you hire a landscaping company to take […]

November 22 2016

Kind Words About Our Four Seasons at South Knolls Landscaping

Four Seasons at South Knolls (FSSK) is an active adult community in Jackson, N.J. While nearby Philadelphia, New York City and the Jersey Shore provide infinite opportunity for entertainment and exploration, residents love FSSK for its resort-style amenities and laid-back lifestyle. High Tech Landscapes has the privilege of keeping the FSSK grounds clean and beautiful. […]