ISSUE #781 - JUNE 11, 2020
Tons of new plants have just arrived! Get tips on growing grasses, hydrangeas and blueberries.
Estabrook's is now open every day from 9am to 5pm in Yarmouth and Kennebunk. Please review our new safety measures before your next visit.
Using Ornamental Grasses
Although often overlooked, ornamental grasses can add grace and motion to your garden thanks to their strap-like foliage that will sway even in the gentlest breeze. Many varieties also feature fluffy flowers and seed heads that will last throughout the winter, attracting birds and adding winter interest to the garden.

Follow these tips to get started...
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 Estabrook's in Kennebunk consulting on  garden design , answering your gardening questions and much more.
Blueberries Galore!
When it comes to blueberries , there's really no substitute for fresh berries. If you've always wanted to grow your own berries in your backyard, it's a great time to get started.

A fantastic selection of blueberries (and other fruiting trees and shrubs ) are now available at Estabrook's. Don't know where to start? Our gardening pros will help you choose the right varieties for your yard.
Let Us Do the Planting!
Does the idea of adding new trees and shrubs to your landscape sound better than planting them yourself?

Our Planting Service can help! Simply visit Estabrook's, choose your favorite plants and then ask for our Planting Service during checkout - we'll do the rest. We can arrange delivery, make sure your trees and shrubs are planted the right way and get everything off to a great start. Visit our website for full details and pricing.
Schedule Your Bulk Delivery
No truck? No problem! We deliver bulk mulch, soil, compost and more throughout Southern Maine seven days a week.
Estabrook's | (207) 846-4398 |  www.estabrooksonline.com