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Issue #538 - October 1, 2015
Tips, Tricks and Tactics from Our Garden Professionals

30% OFF Everything in Kennebunk

Kennebunk Clearance Sale Estabrook's in Kennebunk is closing for the season at the end of the day on Monday, October 12th.

As a thank you for another great season, all merchandise in Kennebunk is now 30% OFF.

Here are just a few of the many wonderful items now available at end of the season discounts:

Plants Plants

It's not too late to plant! Choose from hundreds of different varieties of trees, shrubs and perennials that you can enjoy for many years to come. Our gardening pros will help you choose just the right ones.
Garden Supplies Gardening Tools and Supplies

Stock up on helpful fall-clean up items, apply a treatment of fall fertilizer, or upgrade one of your old tools. You'll find tons of helpful gardening tools and supplies in Kennebunk.
Outdoor Decor Pottery and Outdoor Decor

Save big on pottery, bird baths, statuaries, trellises and more. It's the perfect way to add a finishing touch to any garden.

Thanks again for yet another great season - our flagship store in Yarmouth will remain open thru the end of the year to serve all your holiday decorating needs. We'll see you next spring!

Fantastic Fall Sale Fantastic Fall Sale

Fall is for planting and saving at Estabrook's!

ALL trees, shrubs, perennials, roses and groundcovers are now 30% OFF during our Fantastic Fall Sale. Plus, with thousands of fresh plants that have just arrived, you won't be picking through spring leftovers.

Putting Your Vegetable Garden to Bed

Vegetable Garden Growing your own vegetables is a rewarding hobby that has grown in popularity over the recent years. If you planted a vegetable garden this season, it's time to start thinking about "putting it to bed" for the season.

Now that fall is here, some important steps should be taken to protect your hard work and ensure you'll be enjoying fresh vegetables year after year.

Clean-Up the Plants

The first step is to remove any dead plants and place them in your compost pile. (For tips on starting a compost pile, see the advice section of our website).

Turn the Soil

Next, turn the soil using a pitch fork. Simply stab, lift and flip the soil over throughout your vegetable garden. Doing this will expose destructive insects to freezing temperatures and help your soil retain nutrients throughout the winter.

After you've flipped your soil over, use a broad fork to loosen the soil underneath. Simply insert it into the ground and rock it back and forth gently. After you've broken up the soil, add a 4 to 6 inch layer of compost. Earthworms will gravitate to the compost and pull it down into the subsoil to improve the overall health of your planting area.

Add Protection

Put all those leaves you're raking to good use by placing them over your vegetable garden for added protection. A six inch layer, followed by a three inch layer of straw is ideal.

Finally, apply fertilizer and give the entire area a good soaking with the hose.

Taking a few precautions this fall will ensure that your garden will be ready to plant next spring!

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Spotlight Selections
Warm your home as the temperatures cool with the colors of fall!

Garden Mums
Garden Mums

Pumpkins
Pumpkins

Fall Grasses
Fall Grasses

Cabbage and Kale
Cabbage & Kale

Garden Reminders
Make plans to protect your plants from wind, ice, snow load and more this winter. We have shrub guards, staking kits, protective burlap and much more.

Giving your plants a dose of fertilizer this fall will encourage root growth and give them added strength to make it through another Maine winter

Gifts and Gear
From the ultimate garden solution to perfect gifts, you're sure to find something great in our garden emporium!

Halloween Decor
Celebrate Halloween with fun and festive decorations from Estabrook's. Choose from the whimsical or downright spooky!

Pottery
Save big on pottery this fall at Estabrook's. Many popular styles, sizes and colors are now 50% OFF.

Estabrook's - Open 7 Days a Week - (207) 846-4398 - www.estabrooksonline.com