Frankie's Blog

Sep 30, 2016
What a year for hibiscus!  I grew one of my favourites of all time (picture above) and now I want to save it for years to come!  Here are the steps:  If planted in a garden, pot hibiscus in a...
Aug 15, 2016

In this Cityline segment, Frankie talks about how to get the perfect lawn in the summer.

Here is a summary of Frankie's Tips:

1. Raise your lawnmower blades so you are cutting your...

Jun 28, 2016

Summertime in the garden can be challenging, from bugs, slugs to drying lawns Frankie Flowers is here to take your garden gloom to glory this summer!

Jun 16, 2016

Watch this Breakfast Television segment and learn how to take your landscape from doom to gloom!

Frankie's tips:

iScape - A great app that allows you to take a photo of...

Jun 15, 2016

Elevated Eats is Toronto's newest elevated test farm with an ultimate goal of feeding hungry and elevating food education.  On June 14 2016 we had our first harvest at the...

Jun 07, 2016

Elevated Eats is a food growing test farm located at Yorkdale Shopping Centre that will grow fresh food for donation to local food banks. As part of this initiative, we have developed curriculum...

Jun 07, 2016

Frankie shares simple garden hacks like how to make your own citronella candles and how to stop the bunnies from eating your seedlings.

1. To get rid...

Jun 07, 2016

In this Cityline segment, Frankie talks to us about the different types of peppers you can grow at home, if you dare, from sweet ones to the world's hottest pepper,  the Caroline Reaper, which is...

Jun 02, 2016

Creeping Charlie is a perennial, creeping weed that thrives in moist, shady area areas and in areas of stressed turf due to poor nutrients, compaction or thin grass. Also known as Ground Ivy, it...

Jun 01, 2016

Frankie give us some tips on growing fruits and vegetables in containers, including fruit trees! It is easy to grow food in most living areas, from backyards to high rise condo balconies.