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Gardening Tips

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New Year’s Resolutions for Your Lawn Maintenance Regimen

A New Year’s resolution is essentially a promise made with the best intentions to do better in the new year. Unfortunately, in spite of the focus on doing good, performing better, etc., so many make these promises, often breaking them a short time later.

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What Do You Do with a Poinsettia Once the Holidays are Over?

For many families, poinsettias are a popular gift during the holiday season. Unfortunately, as a relatively temperamental plant outside of the cold-weather season, this leaves numerous receivers of these plants wondering what to do regarding poinsettia care once the holidays are over.

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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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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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Properly Installing Landscape Plants

Once you properly prepare your soil and select the right plants, the time will finally come where you actually need to get some new plants into the ground. Nature designs every plant in a unique way that helps them grow and thrive in a specific environment, and under specific conditions. For this reason, professional plant installation remains crucially essential for many homeowners.

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Get Your Yard Ready with our Summer Lawn Care Advice

The Florida heat seems to keep getting warmer and warmer; however, our trees and plants keep on blooming, forcing homeowners to make the proper preparations for the summer season.

Preparing a lawn for summer in Florida can seem like a daunting endeavor. What’s the good news you ask? The summer temperatures don’t need to pose a problem with this summer lawn care advice from Frank’s Lawn & Tree Service. The following information can help you keep your landscape in peak form throughout summer until the temperatures start dropping again!

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Springtime Tree & Shrub Pruning

As our calendars turn over into the spring season, you leaf buds are likely starting to swell. As you stand by and admire all this fresh green growth in your yard, you may also begin to notice that your landscape could use some pruning.

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