Summer Garden Maintenance Tips: Keeping Your Garden Lush and Healthy


With the Summer months coming up soon, you need to be able to keep your garden in check. With Elzy Milling's great services and products, your garden will blossom beautifully! There are several great reasons why you should care for your garden, from increasing your curb appeal to making sure that insects don't bother you. So, continue reading in order to learn tips and tricks from the professionals at Elzy Milling!

Preparing Your Garden for Summer

Before you do anything with your garden, make sure it is fully ready for the new crops.

Clean Out Old Plants & Debris

A lot can build up in your garden over the winter. Debris, old plants, and more can wind up hurting your garden. So, it is imperative to get rid of anything that is still in your garden, so your new plants can grow to their fullest! 

Prepare The Soil

There are many steps in making sure that your soil is the best it can be. First, you can choose to test your soil with a kit, making sure to take note of your pH levels. This allows you to know what kind of plants and crops you can add. After that, you can add any number of additives, many of which are sold at Elzy Milling, to make sure your soil is perfect.

Then, you can till the soil, aerating it and allowing the additives to seep in. Afterward, you can add mulch or wood chips to help retain moisture. Your soil will be perfect after these steps!

Summer Garden Maintenance Tips

Here are the tips that will have your flowers, plants, and crops looking healthy and beautiful!


Make sure that you are following the directions for watering! Most plants come with instructions on how much to water, how often, etc. This is the basis of all gardening and must be respected.


Cut off any diseased or dead leaves and branches from your plants in order to keep them healthy. Another reason to prune plants is if any branches are crossed, or rubbing. This can cause abnormal growth and hurt the plant in the long run. Makins sure that all your plants are properly pruned is essential!


Fertilizers are an amazing help for any gardener! Elzy Milling has a great selection of all kinds of fertilizers. They allow for fast and healthy growth for any plants you plan on having in your garden. Choose from our selection of great fertilizers, and if you have any questions, make sure to connect with one of our great customer service reps!

Summer gardening is a great way to pass the time and create something! We hope that your crops eventually grow into a beautiful garden. Elzy Milling is always here to help if you have any questions or concerns!


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