COVID-19 Message

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We are in unprecedented times and cannot express how concerned we are with the evolving World crisis. Our hearts go out to those affected by the coronavirus. The World right now feels uncertain and life is unfamiliar, but know that High Tech Landscapes and IPHCS are right here with you and for you. We hope that you and all of your loved ones are safe and staying positive.

High Tech Landscapes, Inc. has been told that Landscape services has been deemed essential under the Executive Order. Therefore, it appears our business is able to continue operations so long as it follows CDC guidance and social distancing recommendations.  Please know that High Tech is taking all precautions as necessary and following all guidelines as directed by federal, state, county and local agencies.

High Tech will continue to monitor the COVID-19 situation to ensure our services remain operational. For over 32 years High Tech has demonstrated an unwavering passion to support our employees, customers, and partners. Dealing with the present circumstances, we will continue to use every effort to deliver uninterrupted services to all.

General

July 17 2012
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Controlling Weeds

You love your lawn and garden, but you hate those pesky weeds! They pop up all over the place and are quick to grow. How can you get rid of them? Here we share some tips and information about preventing and removing weeds. You can always hand pull or dig weeds out but you have […]

May 23 2012
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Less Leaves – Choosing Trees For Your Yard

Trees are beautiful… and let’s face it—we need them on our planet. We appreciate their beauty and shade but when you see someone’s yard with no trees in it, most likely that’s because they did not want to bother with cleaning up leaves. However, there are trees and shrubs that do not shed their leaves […]

May 03 2012
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What Gives Flowers Their Color?

We take colors for granted. They enrich our world and provide beauty every day.  Colors come from pigments and most flower colors come from the pigments known as anthocyanins.  These are classified as chemicals called flavonoids and result in pink, red, blue and purple coloring in flowers. Oranges and yellows are from a type of […]

March 15 2012
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Aphid Control

Wikipedia defines aphids as “plant lice, young white flies, green flies and black flies” and names them the most destructive insect pest in temperate regions. They are probably the most common of all the insects you will find in a yard or garden and the problem with them is that their palette is not discerning. […]

February 21 2012
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Lawn Fertilizers – Types and Uses

If you are not happy with your lawn—maybe you have bare patches—your grass is too thin—or you would like to make it greener – try fertilizing. Using fertilizer can address these issues. So you head off to get some fertilizer and then you realize that there are different types: dry fertilizers that are powdery or […]

February 09 2012
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Trees of the Northeast – the Deciduous Forest

The Northeastern Deciduous forests are an ideal environment for many mammals, birds, amphibians, reptiles, and invertebrates. But what about the trees where many of these creatures make their home? There is a vast variety of trees that grow in the Northeastern Deciduous forests. The following are some fascinating examples of trees that show an awe-inspiring […]

February 03 2012
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Best Plants for the Northeast

Taking care of a garden can be a lot of hard work! The Northeast weather can take a toll on your plants and shrubs – especially if you’ve made the wrong selection of plants for this climate. Fortunately, there are plants that require low maintenance that will make your yard beautiful without a lot of […]

Ground Cover – Types and Uses

The Wikipedia definition of Ground Cover is: Groundcover refers to any plant that grows over an area of ground, used to provide protection from erosion and drought, and to improve its aesthetic appearance (by concealing bare earth). Typically, ground cover is grass. But the term can be used for anything that lies on top of […]

Holiday Decorating to Ring in the New Year

Let’s face it—holiday decorating can be fun—or it can be stressful. Many times we avoid putting up our outdoor lights and decorations until the last minute, and the reason is that we consider it a pain in the butt. Or maybe we are just too busy. Our suggestion this year: decorate lightly but tastefully for […]