ISSUE #825 - APRIL 15, 2021
Things are growing inside and out at Estabrook's! Get tips on mulch, lilacs, houseplants and more.
Our Yarmouth store is now open daily from 9am to 5pm. Our Kennebunk location will reopen sometime later this month. Please review our safety guidelines before your next visit.
What's Happening at Estabrook's
Tom Estabrook shares some updates on what has been happening at Estabrook's and what you can be doing and thinking about when it comes to your garden.
A Guide to Mulching
A fresh application of mulch not only makes your garden look better by giving it a fresh and finished look, it will also prevent weed growth and improve moisture retention. Spring is a great time to lay down a cover of mulch in your garden.

Follow these tips to get started and don't forget that we offer bulk delivery of mulch in addition to bagged products at our retail stores.
Kerry's Tips of the Week
Heavenly Scented Lilacs
Lilacs are one of the most popular spring flowering shrubs, with fragrance their most prized attribute. One cannot help but smile when inhaling this enchanting scent - whether it be from a tree in your yard, candle or dryer sheet.

Read on for planting tips and a few of my favorite varieties to look for 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 Estabrook's consulting on garden design, answering your gardening questions and much more. Plus, don't miss her Gardening Webinar series.
Growing and Sharing Chinese Money Plants
Chinese Money Plant (also known as Pilea peperomioides) has become a darling of social media thanks to its bright green, pancake-shaped leaves that look striking against bright white backdrops.

It is also extremely easy to grow and propagate, making it a fun plant to share with friends and family as time goes on. We just received a fantastic selection at our Yarmouth store.

Follow these tips to get the most out of these highly sought after plants...
Great Greens
Greenery is often the least appreciated aspect of floral arrangements, but we've got reasons to change your mind about foliage!

Greens can add structure and support to an arrangement, they can also create a base or "grid" to insert stems and support blooms. Greenery provides interesting texture, movement and even color!

Read on to discover some of our favorite greens that we use in our arrangements from Farmhouse Floral...
Order Your Bulk Mulch, Soil, Compost and More
No truck? No problem!

Bulk delivery of mulch, soil, compost, stone and more is now available.

Visit our website to order online today. We'll deliver throughout Southern Maine.
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