ISSUE #729 - JUNE 6, 2019
Spend more time enjoying your plants with our tips on growing a low maintenance garden
Designing a Low Maintenance Garden
While this spring has been cool and rainy, summer will be here before you know it (we promise!) and when it's 90 degrees in late July, the last thing you'll want to be doing is deadheading in the garden.

By carefully planning your landscape, you'll be able to create a beautiful, low maintenance garden and avoid these undesirable tasks.

We've put together the following tips to help you get started...
Kerry's Tips of the Week
A Guide to Hardy Geraniums
Whether you are a master gardener or an "armchair gardener",  hardy geraniums  will make you smile! These hardworking, ridiculously easy to grow perennials will do well in a variety of conditions while exhibiting beautiful blooms and interesting foliage.

We have nearly 20 different varieties to choose from right now. Read on to discover some of my favorites and how to add them to your garden this season...
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.
The Value of Curb Appeal
Adding flowering shrubs and stately trees will not only dress up your home and make it more appealing, it will also increase its overall value!

Learn more about the financial benefits of planting a landscape, how to maximize your investment and get more "bang for the buck"...
Flower Happy Hour on Thursday, June 20th
Join us on Thursday, June 20th from 6:30-7:30pm  for a "Floral Happy Hour" hosted by Ashley Dyer from  Farmhouse Floral from Estabrook's  at our Yarmouth store.

We will provide all the necessary materials (clippers, vase, flowers and greens) to make a beautiful flower arrangement that you can bring home during this fun and instructional do-it-yourself class.

Tickets are  $55 each  and can be purchased online via EventBrite:
Visit Us for Plant Something Weekend
Have you heard the news? Maine gardeners are digging in the dirt and putting down roots!

Visit Estabrook's (and many other independent garden centers) for Plant Something Weekend on June 21st to 23rd .

Our Yarmouth store will have food trucks ( Fishin' Ships  on Saturday, June 22nd and My Waffle on Sunday, June 23rd), giveaways, kids activities, special promotional pricing and more as we celebrate Maine gardening.

This event is presented in cooperation with Plant Something Maine .
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