From Bare to Beautiful

One of the most rewarding parts of working in landscaping is transforming something that is bare into something that appears to completely belong. From design to installation and the cycle […]

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Native Plants That Won’t Make You Sneeze

Allergy free gardening?  Is there such as thing? While you can’t eliminate allergens and pollutants in the air and carried by the wind, you can certainly choose plants based on […]

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Engineering Small Spaces with Big ideas

If you flip through the pages of a landscape design magazine or book, chances are you will see the dreamy terra cotta and goldenrod-colored estates of Provence or perhaps images […]

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Take the Plunge — But Hire a Designer First!

“Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works.” Steve Jobs Would you ever consider allowing a concrete company to dictate the shape […]

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Mindfulness in the Garden

“If you must look back, do so forgivingly. If you must look forward, do so prayerfully. But the wisest course would be to be present in the present…gratefully.” -Dr. Maya […]

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Frankfort, KY Landscape Pricing Guide

Project Spotlight: Five Takeaways From an Award-winning Project

World renowned fashion designer Coco Chanel once said that “simplicity is the keynote of all true elegance.” This obviously holds true for more than clothing. In landscaping, simplicity is often […]

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Outdoor Spaces: Hiring a Professional, Part III — Landscape Contractors and Arborists

We’ve discussed surveys, designs and hardscape certifications in this series — now comes landscape. And, just like designs and patios, a great deal of unseen time and effort goes into […]

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Outdoor Spaces: Hiring a Professional Part II — Hardscape Contractors

After using information published in the March edition of FRANK, you’re now ready for the hardscape installation. The hardscape consists of any “built structure” in the garden, which can include concrete, […]

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