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March 18 2019
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SunPatiens

These are no ordinary impatiens. Easy to plant and easy to grow, SunPatiens allow even novice gardening enthusiasts to turn up the color with nonstop blooming. This hybrid is able to thrive in heat, humidity, sun or rain, and is also less prone to disease thanks to its thick petals and foliage. The downy mildew […]

February 21 2019
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Green Velvet Boxwood

If you appreciate artfully manicured hedges, the green velvet boxwood provides the dense foliage, bright green hue and low-lying stature for creating a best-in-the-neighborhood display. Even if you choose not to prune, this hardy evergreen will hold its wonderfully rounded form. Perhaps the best characteristic of green velvet boxwood is that it retains its deep […]

February 21 2019
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Blue Point Juniper

Whether as a wind screen, privacy border or accent, a Blue Point juniper tree makes a majestic addition to any landscape. Blue Point junipers can grow as tall as 14 feet, with a pyramidal shape and dense, glossy, blue-green foliage. Plant Blue Point juniper in full sun to partial shade, and well-drained soil. Through the […]

February 01 2019

The People and Purpose Behind High Tech

As one of the top landscaping companies in NJ, we enjoy providing tips, inspiration and resources on our blog—so much so that we sometimes forget to explain who we are and how we came to be. Whether you are a longtime client or considering contacting us for the first time, here’s a little background info […]

January 15 2019
know your plants Arborvitae

Emerald Green Arborvitae

With its slender shape and medium height, emerald green arborvitae is often used as a screen for those who want privacy but not necessarily complete isolation. The pyramidal tree is dense, yet elegant; tall, yet moderate. Emerald green arborvitaes prefer deep, well-drained soil and full sun. Frequent watering during the first year will allow these […]

January 15 2019
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Green Giant Arborvitae

If you’re searching for a fast-growing tree to provide hedges or screening, the green giant arborvitae is a top pick. Also known as the Thuja Green Giant, this evergreen grows at an impressive pace of up to three feet per year, eventually reaching upward of 50 feet tall! When high winds whip through New Jersey, […]

December 27 2018
know your plants BirdsnestSpruce

Birdsnest Spruce

While many spruces stand tall and triangular, the birdsnest spruce is unique for its flat, round stature. It is essentially a mound of bright green foliage that grows out instead of up. Perhaps the best quality of this dwarf cultivar is that its foliage remains lush year-round, with minimal maintenance required. Its low, slow growth […]