Trees

November 05 2018

Common NJ Plant Diseases, Pests and How to Avoid Them

Plant diseases and pests can turn a lovely landscape into a battle zone. Instead of beautification, the focus turns to simply salvaging trees, shrubs, and your wallet. Oftentimes, an infection or infestation causes months of stress and heartache—which is why it’s so important to defend your landscape proactively rather than reactively. The first step is […]

March 02 2017
spring cleaning

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 […]

January 18 2017
landcaping budget blog

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
trees

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 […]

September 22 2015
trees

Prepare Trees for NJ Hurricane Season

El Niño is a lifesaver—according to the NOAA Climate Prediction Center, it will cause us to have a below-normal hurricane season. That doesn’t mean, however, that a hurricane will not strike. Preparing your landscape for hurricane season—and the impending snow and ice that comes with winter—is critical. That starts with the trees in your yard. […]

September 21 2015
fall landscapes

Prepare Your Yard for Autumn

Fall weather is slowly creeping its way back in, bringing cooler temperatures and rain. Irrigating your home’s landscape may be less of a regular job now, but it’s still a good time to pay attention to your lawn, beds and trees. Getting Grass Ready Before you ready the rake for leaves, use it to remove […]