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June Gardening Tips

It is summer time! Your garden is in full bloom and you’re enjoying the fruits of your spring labor. Here are some tips to keep your gardening looking its best this month. 

Proper Watering is Key

When temperatures are consistently warm and the rain is slowing down, remember to keep your lawn and garden hydrated. Underwatering is the number one reason your plants fail to thrive.

  • Set-up a watering schedule. Temperatures will increase, and your plants will start feeling the heat. Now is the time to get your watering plan started. Whether it’s sprinklers, a hose, or drip irrigation, help your plants prepare for summer’s heat with the proper amount of water.
  • Water anything newly planted often. Check them frequently to address any issues that may arise.

Watch our video Summer Watering Tips 

Garden Bed Care

Garden beds need maintenance throughout the summer. Doing a few things each week is easier and will keep everything looking great.

Watch our video Gardening 101

Trees and Shrub Care

Spend a few minutes tending to trees and shrubs this month to keep them looking great year after year.

  • Deadhead rhododendrons, azaleas and lilacs, once they’ve finished flowering.
  • Deadhead roses, as they finish blooming.
  • Fertilize roses after full bloom.
  • Prune any plants with dead, diseased, crossing or weak branches.
  • Prune hydrangea bushes, particularly macrophyllus, which may have winter die-back. Watch our video on Pruning Hydrangeas. 
  • Prune any dead branches protruding from new growth.
  • Prune your early spring-flowering shrubs to control their size.
  • Prune evergreens and evergreen hedges to control their size.

Watch our Video: Watering Newly Planted Trees and Shrubs

Lawn Care

A green, lush lawn is a great way to improve your curb appeal. Keep it looking great with these tips: .

  • Mow the lawn regularly, and keep blades at a height of 2 ½” to 3 inches.
  • Use a rain gauge to accurately measure the amount of water a lawn gets.  Aim for about an inch of water a week when it’s actively growing.

Learn more about Summer Lawn Care.

Control Pests & Diseases 

Pests and diseases can take a toll on your plants. Be proactive and catch problems when they arise to save you time and money in the long run.

  • Check for pests and problems often. To help reduce pests in your garden, release beneficial insects such as ladybugs. Learn more about Beneficial Insects.
  • Continue to apply deer and rabbit repellents or plant one of our recommended deer-resistant plants,
  • Watch for any signs of plant stress or disease, particularly leaf fungus, black spot, powdery mildew, or rust. Treat any issues immediately before they become big problems. Learn more about our Garden Pharmacy

Watch our video Environmentally Friendly Gardening Tips

Ask Us For Advice

We are here to help you with all your gardening and landscape needs. Visit our experts in our Garden Pharmacy at any English Gardens location.  We’ll diagnose problems with anything growing and provide a solution for its care.

Take time to enjoy the outdoors!

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English Garden Nurseries & Garden Centers Serve the Greater Clinton Twp., Dearborn Heights, Royal Oak, West Bloomfield, Eastpointe, and Plymouth Ann Arbor Michigan Areas

Providing garden centers complete with full service landscaping, seasonal holiday stores including their enchanting Christmas Stores, and most locations even offer a full service in house florist

English Gardens Detroit MI area nurseries & garden centers are not only the areas largest garden nurseries, but they offer the largest selection of products and services found anywhere in the Clinton Twp., Dearborn Heights, Royal Oak, West Bloomfield, Eastpointe, and Plymouth Ann Arbor Michigan regions providing full service garden centers, full service landscaping and landscape design, seasonal holiday stores including their enchanting Christmas Stores, the largest selection of Patio Furniture in Michigan, and most locations even offer a full service in house florist for flower arrangements for every day as well as those special occasions such as wedding flowers, event flowers, sympathy and funeral flower arrangements, prom flowers, and more!

Our nurseries and garden centers have the areas largest selection of plants, flowers, shrubs, annuals, perennials, and patio furniture. Garden supplies are in abundance, with everything from garden tools and accessories, to garden and potting soil, mulches, bagged garden stone, pots and so much more. We have everything you need for your outdoor gardening needs.

Landscaping? Count on the professional landscape contractors and designers at English Gardens to Make Your Property Beautiful! We offer both DIY landscaping assistance and full service landscape design and construction with our in house landscaping company.

Our floral designers can create perfect floral arrangements for weddings, events, funerals, proms and the like. Make the moment beautiful.

Our Christmas Stores in addition to being one of the areas best holiday experiences, are filled with live and life-like artificial Christmas trees, including flocked artificial Christmas trees, and those sometimes hard to come by 9 foot flocked artificial Christmas trees, as well as a large, ready to take home inventory, of 3 foot artificial Christmas trees, 4 foot artificial Christmas trees, 5 foot artificial Christmas trees, 7.5 foot artificial Christmas trees, 9 foot artificial Christmas trees and 12 foot artificial Christmas trees, and all of the other holiday items you need like Christmas lights, decorations, Christmas wreaths & garland of all types, and unique gifts. Make the Holiday beautiful!

English Gardens store by store offerings in the Clinton Twp., Dearborn Heights, Royal Oak, West Bloomfield, Eastpointe, and Plymouth Ann Arbor Michigan areas;

Clinton Twp. Garden Centers:

Dearborn Heights Garden Center:

Royal Oak Garden Center:

West Bloomfield Garden Center:

Eastpointe Garden Center:

Plymouth Ann Arbor Garden Center:

Be sure to visit any one of our Garden Centers for the largest selection of products and services the area has to offer. If you have any questions please call one of our stores directly in Clinton Twp., Dearborn Heights, Royal Oak, West Bloomfield, Eastpointe, and Plymouth Ann Arbor Michigan for friendly, prompt help.

Clinton Township, MI

44850 Garfield Rd. at Hall Rd.
Clinton Twp., Michigan 48038

Phone Numbers
Phone: (586) 286-6100
Fax: (586) 286-0033

Dearborn Heights, MI

22650 Ford Rd. at Outer Dr.
Dearborn Heights, Michigan 48127

Phone Numbers
Nursery: (313) 278-4433
Florist: (313) 565-8133
Fax: (313) 278-0459

Eastpointe, MI

22501 Kelly Rd. at Nine Mile Rd.
Eastpointe, Michigan

Phone Numbers
Phone: (586) 771-4200
Fax: (586) 771-4894

Plymouth/Ann Arbor, MI

9900 Ann Arbor Road W.
Plymouth, Michigan

Phone Numbers
Phone: (734) 453-5500

Royal Oak, MI

4901 Coolidge Hwy,
Royal Oak, Michigan

Phone Numbers
Phone: (248) 280-9500
Fax: (248) 280-2688

West Bloomfield, MI

6370 Orchard Lake Rd. at Maple
West Bloomfield Township, Michigan

Phone Numbers
Phone: (248) 851-7506
Fax: (248) 539-4738

Patio Furniture from English Gardens of Michigan

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Patio Furniture Showrooms
Bistro Sets
Outdoor Dining Sets
Outdoor Sectionals

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Don’t forget to come visit our enchanted Christmas Stores! We have by far the areas largest display of pre-lit and unlit Christmas trees, both Live and Artificial Life-Like Christmas trees in all sizes and varieties, the areas largest selection of Christmas lights in a variety of lengths, sizes, bulb types including energy efficient, and long lasting ,state of the art, LED Christmas lights, Christmas Garland, Christmas wreaths, Christmas decorations, and that perfect gift for that special someone!

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When it comes to the holidays other than Christmas, you won’t be disappointed, From July 4th, to Labor Day, Columbus Day, Halloween, Thanksgiving, Easter, Mothers and Fathers Day and more, you guessed it, you can count on English Gardens to Make the Holiday Beautiful!

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At the end of the day, we all enjoy putting a smile on our, and other’s faces, come to English Gardens at any one of our convenient locations and Make Today Beautiful!

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