Frankie’s Fives

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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5 Reasons to Grow Food

Growing your own food is an easy and rewarding way to get outside and be happier and healthier. Here are just a few great reasons to grow your own food. 1. Science Shows it’s Healthier Studies show that homeowners who grow their own fruits and vegetables are healthier than their counterparts who don’t garden. Gardening

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5 Things To Do in March

March is here and Spring is in the air! Before you jump into the garden, here are my 5 P’s to help you get the spring back into your step! 1. Plan March is the perfect time to take a look at your outdoor living space and plan how to maximize use of the space

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5 Steps to an Easy Garden

One of the most important things to me is helping to make gardening easy for everyone. I want you to love gardening as much as I do! Here are some tips to help you with easy gardening: 1. Plan Well Whether it’s a high tech landscape design plan, or some chicken scratch on a piece

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