Container Gardening

From the McDonald Garden Center Blog

Our Top 3 Cocktail Container Creations

Creating a cocktail-inspired garden is a fun and unique way to bring your favorite drinks to life in your backyard. Whether you're a fan of mojitos, French 75s, or old-fashioned cocktails, these container gardens will delight your senses with their vibrant colors, tantalizing scents, and even some edible elements. Here are our top three cocktail container creations that will not only beautify your outdoor space but also make it a delightful place to relax and enjoy a drink.

Our Top 5 Porch-Worthy Container Ideas

Attention plant enthusiasts and outdoor aficionados! Are you ready to take your porch pot game to the next level? Look no further because we’ve got you covered, bringing you the most porch-worthy container ideas that will have your neighbors green with envy. Let's dive in!   The Thriller, Filler, Spiller:

Creative Containers

Containers are a huge part of gardening and creating them yourself is even more fun! Making your own combination of plants is an amazing way to get into gardening or to be creative using the skills you already have. For Container Days this year, we have put together a list of our favorite recipes so you can get inspired to DIY your own containers!   

5 Ideas for Creating a Kitchen Garden

Starting your own kitchen garden in your home is not only simple but enjoyable to put together and maintain. Kitchen gardens are designed to be indoor and outdoor spaces that promote the fresh use of fruits, veggies, and herbs.

How to Contain your Garden

Not every person has room for an extravagant garden with rows of fresh veggies, huge garden beds full of blooms, and a picturesque yard full of grasses, shrubs, and trees. Most of us have limited space, especially apartment renters and urban dwellers who only have a few feet of outdoor space. Container gardening is the pocket edition of the garden we dream of. Even gardeners that have the sprawling landscape for bed gardening, lawns, and trees still can enjoy container gardening in their homes and on the porch.