May 12, 2021
Pros and Cons of Using Mulch in Your Yard
A layer of mulch can really benefit your plants by keeping their roots cooler in hot spells, helping control weeds, and holding moisture in the soil.
April 19, 2021
NALP Scholarship Winner
To say that this year’s recipient of the DJFLCI Career Builder Scholarship is passionate about the landscape industry is an understatement. Meet Katrina Harris Portwood from Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota, a real green industry go-getter.
February 17, 2021
Winter is a Win-Win-Win for Pruning
For trees, winter is the perfect time. Our woody friends are at rest so pruning produces little or no stress and trees are not producing soft growth that can be damaged. Also, the structure of trees and branches can easily be seen. For home
January 21, 2021
But we were fortunate to find some silver linings
Before we kicked 2020 to the curb—good riddance, right?—we looked back and discovered there were many successes our team members can be proud of.
January 19, 2021
In The Daily Reporter’s Reader Rankings
In The Daily Reporter’s Reader Rankings The Daily Reporter, Wisconsin’s construction-related news source (newspaper and website), recently released their 2020 Reader Rankings category winners from its annual survey and David J. Frank was named Best Landscape Design Company. More than 11,000 readers responded, the most in the four years they’ve been compiling the rankings. According […]
October 27, 2020
AKA the Milkweed Bug Officially they’re known as the large milkweed bug but Halloween bug might be more appropriate. Not only does their black-and-orange coloring scream Halloween, we know trick or treat is near when they show up. Don’t be afraid. They may look scary but they’re more treat than trick. Large milkweed bugs […]
September 25, 2020
The National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP) notified us this week that we were the winner of a 2020 Bronze Award of Excellence for Commercial Landscape Management for our work with the Lowlands Group (Café Benelux, Café ...
July 23, 2020
Five Years of No Lost Time due to Accidents for David J. Frank
As of today, David J. Frank Landscape Contracting has gone 1,825 consecutive days—five years!—with no lost time due to accidents, extending the longest streak in company history.
“This streak began under the guidance of our founder and my