When is a good time to seed or reseed your lawn?

Published on

When Should You Think About Reseeding Your Lawn? Is your lawn looking thin with brown spots? Grass seed plays an important role in ensuring you have a nice, thick green lawn. To achieve the thick, lush yard you’ve always wanted, you need to start thinking about reseeding your lawn. You’ll notice that putting down a … Continued

What to do when pests are ruining your yard

Published on

The Ins and Outs of Lawn Pest Control No matter where you live in New Jersey, you probably battle lawn damage from insects. These pesky pests that munch, chew and feast on your turf can destroy the enjoyment and value of the property you work so hard to maintain. Even the most organic homeowner isn’t … Continued

The Ins and Outs of Lawn Pest Control

Published on

No matter where you live in New Jersey, you probably battle lawn damage from insects. These pesky pests that munch, chew and feast on your turf can destroy the enjoyment and value of the property you work so hard to maintain. Even the most organic homeowner isn’t a fan of insects that wreak havoc on … Continued

Drainage Project Howell NJ

Published on

Drainage Project Howell NJ Best Hort is currently working on a bad drainage project in Howell NJ, Below are images of what bad drainage or bad grade look like. Problems often associated with poor lawn drainage The biggest landscaping problem associated with poor lawn drainage is that most plants are not adapted to water clogged soils. … Continued

How to Deal with Grass Fungal Diseases in Your Lawn

Published on

Lawn fungal diseases take on a variety of forms – from dead-looking brown patches to highly visible spots, threads, rings, or slimes. And once they strike your yard, grass fungal diseases can be difficult to treat. Fortunately, the right lawn care practices can go a long way toward prevention and treatment; and in severe cases, … Continued

How to Repair And Seed Bare Spots in the Lawn

Published on

Brown spots in lawns are frustrating to deal with! Just when you think you’ve done everything right, suddenly there’s a patch of grass that’s dead or dying. There are a number of causes of brown spots in lawns, from insects to disease to human error. Here at Best Hort Lawn Care can get to the … Continued

Liming Your Lawn In NJ

Published on

Nearly every homeowner desires an attractive lawn because this is one feature which most enhances the appearance of the average home grounds. Healthy, attractive lawns are not an accident but the result of a regularly and carefully executed maintenance program. This applies to the soil as well as to the turf grass itself. Turf grasses … Continued

How To Choose Landscape Lighting

Published on

Lighting is one of the best ways to add drama, curb appeal and functionality to your landscape.  It’s important that the outdoor lighting design that you choose for your New Jersey home has the right feel. Every yard is going to be different, as well, so there aren’t any true template designs that can simply … Continued

Mulching

Published on

One of the most misunderstood, yet important aspects of landscape maintenance is mulch.  The fact is, proper mulching can immediately improve the visual appeal of your home and your entire landscape, but if done improperly, mulching can have adverse side effects that can lead to major issues with your plants and trees. Every spring, BEST … Continued

Mulching Tips

Published on

One of the most common problems we encounter while working on homes all over New Jersey is improper mulching. Not only is over-mulching a waste of mulch, (and a potentially costly one at that), it is rapidly becoming the number one cause of death to shrubs and trees. One of the most common causes of … Continued