Fall Into Gardening

From the McDonald Garden Center Blog

Fall in Love with your Local Garden Center

Fall Veggie Gardening Last but not least, fall veggie gardening is one of the best gardening highlights of the fall season. The time to start planning for your fall veggie garden is now! Choose your plants based on the space you have and feel free to come ask our team on how to plant for your fall garden. Some of our most common cole crops are as follows: 

It's all about Pansies!

Lucky for us gardeners, planting isn't just a spring activity. Your gardening season doesn't have to be over in the fall. Pansies are a great way to extend your blooms into cold weather.

Perfect Fall Companions

As nights become cooler and days get shorter, it’s time to get your fall garden off and running. We love pairing mums with companion plants for a truly unique fall garden. Try some of these out-of-the-box plants along with those beautiful mums we all know and love -- and sit back and enjoy a beautiful view this fall.

Fall Flowers: Extend the Beauty of Your Garden

by Kathy Van Mullekom, a lifelong gardener and gardening writer living in York County, VirginiaLast month, my pollinator perennial garden was an overgrown jungle – one very much alive with beaucoup butterflies. After a couple years of milkweed, bee balm and mountain mint spreading and multiplying, it was time to thin out, clean up and make room for fall-flowering perennials and annuals.