ISSUE #726 - MAY 16, 2019
It's grow time! Get tips on planting in containers, growing vegetables and more.
Container Planting Guide
Gardening in containers will add near-instant color and structure to any garden, whether by adding more growing area and depth to a small garden or by setting off a certain pathway or design feature in a large space.

Plus, containers can be moved around freely, allowing you to quickly spruce up almost any area with a quick dose of color.

Follow these tips to get started planting in containers...
Kerry's Tips of the Week
Smooth Operators - Using Smooth Hydrangeas
Not all Hydrangeas are created equal. In beauty, yes; but in ease of care, not so much.  Smooth Hydrangeas ( Hydrangea arborescens ) are a no-brainer when it comes to fantastic Hydrangeas that will deliver big beautiful blooms without the headaches.

Here are some of my favorite varieties and a few tips on pruning and planting...
KERRY ANN MENDEZ  is an award-winning garden educator, author and design consultant based in southern Maine. Her latest book is  The Budget-Wise Gardener .

You'll now find her at our Kennebunk store consulting on  garden design , answering your gardening questions and much more.
How Grow Your Own Vegetables
Growing vegetables at home has exploded in popularity in recent years, and for good reason! Growing your own vegetables is a fun hobby that the whole family can enjoy and will deliver delicious dividends.

Plus, homegrown vegetables simply taste better than the ones you'll find at big chain grocery stores. Follow these tips to get started with a vegetable garden this year...
It's Grow Time!
Our nurseries in Yarmouth and Kennebunk are stocked with thousands of plants in hundreds of different varieties, all ready to star in your gardens this season and many more to come.

Don't know where to start? Our garden pros can help you choose just the right ones on your next trip to Estabrook's or one of our design consultants can come to your home and give you expert advice customized to your home and conditions.

Plus, don't forget that we also offer planting services too!
Take a morning stroll through our nursery in Yarmouth!
Mulch and More Delivered to Your Door
No truck? No problem!

We deliver bulk product (mulch, compost, loam, etc.) and plants throughout Southern Maine from Monday to Saturday.

Plus, don't miss our NEW Feeding Mulch . A 70-30 blend of bark mulch and composted cow manure, Feeding Mulch will fertilize your plants while also providing the insulation and "finished look" of mulch. It's 100% organic, contains no dyes and has no odor!

Place your order now to make sure you're ready to grow a great garden this season. Our handy online form makes ordering quick and easy.
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