Frankie’s Fives

Winter Garden

5 Tips to Tuck Your Garden in For Winter Flowering Shrubs, Perennials, Evergreens and Deciduous Trees don’t need much attention to prepare them for winter. If they are hardy for your zone they will survive! 1. Keep it Clean Remove spent annuals, frost bitten foliage of perennials, leaves with disease, broken stems, and weeds. A

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5 Bulbs to Plant in Fall

Check out my below list of 5 favourite bulbs to plant in the autumn for a colourful spring garden. Bulbs are best planted in the fall, after a few frosts. For more advice on planting bulbs view “5 Fall Bulb Planting Tips”. 1. Allium Allium blooms in late spring with a variety of flower sizes

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5 Fall Bulb Planting Tips

In this video I show Tracey Moore and Cityline guests how to plant bulbs in the fall, for great spring colour. Bulbs are best planted in the fall, after a few frosts. The bulbs are little storage facilities that hold all the nutrients and energy needed to grow the plant next spring. When in bloom,

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5 Vegetable Garden Tips

Edible gardens are on-trend and extremely rewarding. I’d like to share five of my sure-fire ways to keep your vegetable garden well cared for and bountiful this summer. So, channel your inner farmer and bon appétit! 5 Things To Do in Your Edible Garden in Early Summer: Keep harvesting lettuce and kale to encourage production.

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5 July Lawn Care Tips

Now that summer is here we must care for our lawns with proper watering, mowing and weeding. Check out my below list of five important ways you can maintain your lawn this July. July Lawn Care and Maintenance Tips 1. Minimize Summer Stress Minimize summer stress with proper lawn watering, generally one inch of water

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Five Favourite Herbs

Every spring I plant herbs in containers and place them on my back deck. In this video I reveal my five favourite herbs and show you how to best plant and care for them. Connect with Verified by eLandscape™ Contractors by using the eLandscape Post My Project tool.

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Five Needy Plants

We all want a gorgeous garden, but we don’t want fussy plants. Check out my list of Five Needy Plants and their easier to maintain alternatives. Now you’ll have more time for the golf course! Connect with Verified by eLandscape™ Contractors by using the eLandscape Post My Project tool.

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5 Things To Do in May

Welcome to the Month of May aka planting season! Top 5 Things To Do in Your Garden in the Month of May: 1.  Weed and Mulch. Take the time to weed your garden now and then apply a thick layer of mulch.  This will cut down on weeding and work in the summer months! 2. 

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5 Outdoor Fireplace Tips

Cold spring nights, cool fall days and the sizzle of summer; it’s time to light up your landscape with an outdoor fireplace. Outdoor fireplaces are the ultimate entertainer’s dream; a fireplace is a meeting place to share a story, enjoy a glass of wine or just keep warm. Outdoor fireplaces allow us to extend the

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Five 2017 Landscape Trends

1.  Blending The use of man made products with natural materials! Blending both natural stone steps, native plantings, mossy rocks with Unilock pavers, manufactured recycled plastic decks, rubberized sport courts and custom made fire pits creates an outdoor space that fits your property and fits the surrounding environment. 2.  Playtime for All Ages In the

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