Recent Projects

Brownstone Outdoor Living Space

Brownstone Outdoor Living Space

A rare 25 foot wide Brownstone allows the owners to create a complete outdoor living space with room to spare. The hard-scaped, outdoor, kitchen/bar and flatscreen entertainment area, seamlessly extends the living area of this majestic Brownstone. Breezing by the...

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Luxury Apartment Courtyard Landscaping Project

Luxury Apartment Courtyard Landscaping Project

This could be our largest project to date, providing a private outdoor space for a 309-unit luxury rental building. Located in Downtown Jersey City, this 21,000-square-foot courtyard features a pool, sundeck, gas barbecue area with circular pergola, hardscaping,...

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Urban Custom Outdoor Wood-Fired Pizza Oven Palazzo

Urban Custom Outdoor Wood-Fired Pizza Oven Palazzo

This “pie in the sky” pizza dream sets the stage for a classic night of food and fun with family and friends. The wood fired pizza oven overlooks the dinning table and outdoor kitchen in this rustic style hardscaped backyard. The urban patio is inclosed with European...

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Creative Bluestone and Urban Backyard Landscaping

Creative Bluestone and Urban Backyard Landscaping

This complex project required detailed diagrams and architectural renderings. Unique materials combined with excellent craftsmanship creates a timeless, modern, architectural, landscape. Stainless steel railings guide the visitor down into an artistic, bluestone laced...

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Urban Backyard Remote Office Music Studio

Urban Backyard Remote Office Music Studio

This client needed a quiet space to work without disturbing the family. The solution was a remote office space separate from the main townhome. Hufnagel Design and Construction was thrilled to complete this landscaping project complete with a natural wood sided music...

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A Fresh Start to an Urban Oasis

A Fresh Start to an Urban Oasis

This urban backyard in Jersey City, New Jersey had an old fence and bare ground. The owner wanted a dynamic multi-use, low maintenance area to enjoy with family and friends. We divided the space with artificial turf on one side and a stepped blue stone grid on the...

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Spiral Staircase to a New Landscape

Spiral Staircase to a New Landscape

The initial thumbnail sketch was enough to inspire this happy client to commit to a full landscaping renovation of their small urban backyard space. A rare spiral staircase leads to the new fenced in extended outdoor living space with lots of privacy and entertaining...

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Planting for a Shaded Landscape Project

Planting for a Shaded Landscape Project

A majestic old maple tree has shaded this secret side yard for over one hundred years and the owner wanted to be sure it would provide shade for another 100 years and have a new enchanted landscape to feature it.  Hufnagel created a curvy edge hardscape to simulate a...

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Urban Landscaping with Plants

Urban Landscaping with Plants

Nothing could be saved from the original backyard except for the gas grill. With an empty canvas the client wanted plants to enjoy all summer and a new solid wood fence for warmth and privacy. A detailed plant list was reviewed and the Hufnagel team went to work...

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Urban Hardscaping with Style

Urban Hardscaping with Style

A herring bone inlay brick pattern defines the bluestone hardscape in this urban backyard renovation. A native dogwood tree was added to bring shade and privacy for years to come. Curved raised beds with bluestone caps add extra seating for casual parties around the...

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Urban Outdoor Living Room

Urban Outdoor Living Room

This outdoor living room with horizontal cedar fencing and a bluestone capped bar, sets the stage for private evenings relaxing and unwinding from a long day at the desk. A custom dog step was included for the house pet to roam the plantings and join the party!View...

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A Bird’s Eye View of a Recent Landscaping Project

A Bird’s Eye View of a Recent Landscaping Project

The Hufnagel flock descended in a flurry to transform this overgrown, muddy urban backyard. The classic turf was added for the owner's Great Dane to chase butterflies and play with the children. A corner raised planting bed and pea pebble lined bluestone walkway add...

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A Winter Landscaping Project is Ready for Spring

A Winter Landscaping Project is Ready for Spring

It was wintertime when our crews at Hufnagel Landscaping and Construction started this small urban backyard renovation. Our crews at Hufnagel Landscaping and Construction can work year round weather permitting. First off the existing stark white plastic fence needed...

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Urban Landscaping with Correct Drainage

Urban Landscaping with Correct Drainage

This small urban backyard in Hoboken, New Jersey needed proper drainage and a full renovation. Hufnagel Landscaping and Construction is ready for any size project from commercial to urban residential. Once the drainage issue was addressed with the location and...

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Drainage for your landscaping project

Drainage for your landscaping project

The days are getting longer and winter’s grasp has the landscape gripping with potential. With just enough time before spring to consider the urban backyard’s landscape design potential the first thing we as landscape design professionals think about is the last thing...

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Full List of Landscape Articles

Brownstone Outdoor Living Space

A rare 25 foot wide Brownstone allows the owners to create a complete outdoor living space with room to spare. The hard-scaped, outdoor, kitchen/bar and flatscreen entertainment area, seamlessly extends the living area of this majestic Brownstone. Breezing by the...

Luxury Apartment Courtyard Landscaping Project

This could be our largest project to date, providing a private outdoor space for a 309-unit luxury rental building. Located in Downtown Jersey City, this 21,000-square-foot courtyard features a pool, sundeck, gas barbecue area with circular pergola, hardscaping,...

Urban Custom Outdoor Wood-Fired Pizza Oven Palazzo

This “pie in the sky” pizza dream sets the stage for a classic night of food and fun with family and friends. The wood fired pizza oven overlooks the dinning table and outdoor kitchen in this rustic style hardscaped backyard. The urban patio is inclosed with European...

Creative Bluestone and Urban Backyard Landscaping

This complex project required detailed diagrams and architectural renderings. Unique materials combined with excellent craftsmanship creates a timeless, modern, architectural, landscape. Stainless steel railings guide the visitor down into an artistic, bluestone laced...

Urban Backyard Remote Office Music Studio

This client needed a quiet space to work without disturbing the family. The solution was a remote office space separate from the main townhome. Hufnagel Design and Construction was thrilled to complete this landscaping project complete with a natural wood sided music...

A Fresh Start to an Urban Oasis

This urban backyard in Jersey City, New Jersey had an old fence and bare ground. The owner wanted a dynamic multi-use, low maintenance area to enjoy with family and friends. We divided the space with artificial turf on one side and a stepped blue stone grid on the...

Spiral Staircase to a New Landscape

The initial thumbnail sketch was enough to inspire this happy client to commit to a full landscaping renovation of their small urban backyard space. A rare spiral staircase leads to the new fenced in extended outdoor living space with lots of privacy and entertaining...

Planting for a Shaded Landscape Project

A majestic old maple tree has shaded this secret side yard for over one hundred years and the owner wanted to be sure it would provide shade for another 100 years and have a new enchanted landscape to feature it.  Hufnagel created a curvy edge hardscape to simulate a...

Urban Landscaping with Plants

Nothing could be saved from the original backyard except for the gas grill. With an empty canvas the client wanted plants to enjoy all summer and a new solid wood fence for warmth and privacy. A detailed plant list was reviewed and the Hufnagel team went to work...

Urban Hardscaping with Style

A herring bone inlay brick pattern defines the bluestone hardscape in this urban backyard renovation. A native dogwood tree was added to bring shade and privacy for years to come. Curved raised beds with bluestone caps add extra seating for casual parties around the...

Urban Outdoor Living Room

This outdoor living room with horizontal cedar fencing and a bluestone capped bar, sets the stage for private evenings relaxing and unwinding from a long day at the desk. A custom dog step was included for the house pet to roam the plantings and join the party!View...

A Bird’s Eye View of a Recent Landscaping Project

The Hufnagel flock descended in a flurry to transform this overgrown, muddy urban backyard. The classic turf was added for the owner's Great Dane to chase butterflies and play with the children. A corner raised planting bed and pea pebble lined bluestone walkway add...

A Winter Landscaping Project is Ready for Spring

It was wintertime when our crews at Hufnagel Landscaping and Construction started this small urban backyard renovation. Our crews at Hufnagel Landscaping and Construction can work year round weather permitting. First off the existing stark white plastic fence needed...

Urban Landscaping with Correct Drainage

This small urban backyard in Hoboken, New Jersey needed proper drainage and a full renovation. Hufnagel Landscaping and Construction is ready for any size project from commercial to urban residential. Once the drainage issue was addressed with the location and...

Drainage for your landscaping project

The days are getting longer and winter’s grasp has the landscape gripping with potential. With just enough time before spring to consider the urban backyard’s landscape design potential the first thing we as landscape design professionals think about is the last thing...

Our Largest Project to date

Greetings and Happy June! The official vernal equinox of Summer is almost here. As we enter our 75th year of business we are proud to share a look at our largest and most recent project to date. This urban, community, public space includes plantings, hardscape, a dog...

Beautifying the Garden of an Historic Building

What better way for a local landscaping contractor to help beautify the community than to put its talents to work on a garden project at the library? That’s exactly what Hufnagel Landscape Design and Construction Group did for the Hoboken Public Library. The Friends...