ISSUE #728 - MAY 30, 2019
Planting season is here! Get tips on using perennials, groundcovers and more.
Perennial Planting Guide
June is almost here and that traditionally means perennial planting season.

With a wide range of colors, styles and foliage that come back year after year, it's no wonder that perennials are favorites of gardeners everywhere.

Follow these instructions to get your perennials off to a great start...
Kerry's Tips of the Week
Living Mulch - Using Groundcovers
Who REALLY likes tossing shovel after shovel of mulch on gardens every year? Please let me know if you do, I'll be in touch. 😉

Why not consider using a drought tolerant "living mulch" instead? There are many perennials that will do the job of bark mulch with tons of added benefits.

Here are a few of my favorites...
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.
Plants for the Summer Patio
Entertaining outdoors is part of any great summer celebration, and if you have a patio or deck, there's no better way to have it looking its best than with fresh, fragrant flowers that offer beautiful blooms.

If your outdoor area needs a little something extra, we've come up with a few ideas that will make it sparkle all summer long...
The Ten DO's and DON'Ts of Landscaping
Even small landscaping projects can seem intimidating. Which plants should I choose? How do I want my beds laid out? What should I keep and what should I toss?

Like any project, dividing it up into smaller parts will make your task easier.

We've compiled the following ten DO's and DON'Ts of landscaping to help you tackle "that spot" in your yard. Plus, don't forget that we also offer consulting and planting services if your next project is still a bit too daunting.
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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