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Gardening Tips

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.

Nevertheless, before beginning any plant installation project, it is helpful to understand the challenges you might face. You will also need to recognize the various stages in which you can purchase plants for your yard. The type of plant and its life cycle will help you determine the proper techniques you should use while installing the plants.

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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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The Best Plants to Grow in the South Florida Sun

Regardless if you’re a native of South Florida, or a new resident to our gorgeous, sunny environment, discovering the best plants to grow in your yard can serve as a pleasure in the subtropical state.

Growing conditions may vary depending on elevation and climate, as well as the location in Florida itself. Nevertheless, this list of the best spring flowers to plant in Florida from Frank’s Lawn & Tree Service grow well anywhere in Florida.

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Pro Spring Gardening Tips from the Best Lawn Care Professionals Around

February is in the rearview mirror, and by now the birds are certainly chirping, and the sun is shining nice and warm in the sky. This can only mean one thing, spring is near, and it is time to start prepping our lawns for fresh warm weather growth.

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Springtime Landscaping in the South Florida Climate

Landscaping in Florida is extremely easy if you follow some basic tips. Our lovely climate enables a wide variety of plants to grow throughout any season. However, springtime is truly the best time of year to experience all the beautiful tropical elegance the state has to offer.

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Pruning Trees in Miami this February

February represents the perfect time for some “winter” pruning in the South Florida area. This is the time when your garden and landscape is at its most dormant period. For this reason, get ready for pruning trees in Miami, at least the ones you couldn’t get done during autumn.

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