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Creating Compost from Your Thanksgiving Food Scraps

Most people feel that Thanksgiving leftovers belong in the fridge. While we can’t argue with the delicious viability of a Turkey Day leftover sandwich, you can put some of your unwanted food scraps like plate scrapings and turkey bones to good use.

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Fall Lawn Care Tips for an Irresistible Commercial Landscape

Lawn care in Florida is different from anywhere else in the United States. We don’t share the same seasonal changes as our fellow Americans to the north. We experience substantially more humidity than more arid areas out west, like California and New Mexico.

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Performing a Successful Plant Transplant

Experienced as well as “greener” gardeners often encounter some fear when it comes to achieving a successful plant transplant.  Relocating a plant can prove quite tricky without the necessary knowledge and experience regarding caring for a plant’s specific needs. For this reason, extensive research is essential before beginning the process for success. (more…)

Easy-to-Grow Plants That Repel Mosquitos

It isn’t uncommon in South Florida for homeowners and their friends or family to gather around outside for a cookout, a few drinks, and even just to talk. Everything seems perfect in our beautiful weather. Unfortunately, it isn’t long before feeling something crawling on your leg and an unpleasant sensation that results from THE MOSQUITO BITE.

Mother nature always seems to come through when we truly need her, and mosquito issues are no exception. Check out some of our favorite plants that repel mosquitos that you can install in your yard or patio area!

 

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A Late Summer Lawn Care Guide from the Pros!

If it’s one thing that all Floridians understand, it’s the summer heat. For homeowners, spring lawn care often reflects ensuring a lawn is healthy and green. Consequently, spring turns to summer, and the temperature rises, summer lawn care focuses more on keeping this greenery healthy.

The summer is also a time for barbecues, outside games with the family, as well as parties and numerous other events that result in guests and visitors tromping all over the manicured grass. For this reason, our team from Frank’s Lawn & Tree Service wants to share a summer lawn care tip or two to keep your lawn in tip-top shape!

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A Late Summer Lawn Care Guide from the Pros!

If it’s one thing that all Floridians understand, it’s the summer heat. For homeowners, spring lawn care often reflects ensuring a lawn is healthy and green. Consequently, spring turns to summer, and the temperature rises, summer lawn care focuses more on keeping this greenery healthy.

The summer is also a time for barbecues, outside games with the family, as well as parties and numerous other events that result in guests and visitors tromping all over the manicured grass. For this reason, our team from Frank’s Lawn & Tree Service wants to share a summer lawn care tip or two to keep your lawn in tip-top shape!

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What is the Difference Between Tree Topping and Tree Trimming?

At Frank’s Lawn & Tree Service, our clients often ask our specialists to “just lop the top off” to reduce the overall size of their trees. While this common practice called tree topping is a great way to recreate the “Whomping Willow” look from Harry Potter, it is actually quite harmful to most trees and plants.

What’s the difference between tree trimming and topping anyway? Well to put it plainly, when you severely cut away at a tree to decrease its size, this is topping the tree. When you take the necessary time to cut and prune the tree carefully, this is tree trimming. Topping typically leads to permanent damage to a tree while trimming enables greenery to continuously thrive.

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