From the McDonald Garden Center Blog

Fall is for Planting: Creating a Captivating Landscape

All gardening enthusiasts know that the fall season is not just for enjoying the changing foliage; it's also the perfect time to plant and create captivating landscapes that will leave your neighbors in awe. Fall offers ideal conditions for root development and provides the foundation for a beautiful garden in the seasons to come.

Designing a Colonial Style Shade Garden

Welcome back landscapers! We’ve got a great landscape to showcase today and we think it’s something really special. The story of this project is very simple. The homeowners of this property were looking to create a shade garden, as their landscape was predominantly covered in shade. Our Director of Landscape, Daniel Van Dyke, selected the perfect blend of the homeowner’s preferences, shade-compatible plant varieties, and maintenance expectations.

From Rock Bottom To Rock River

Sometimes finding the best use for your landscape can be challenging. For these homeowners, they’ve had their own fair share of problems with one side of their property.

Transforming an Old Backyard into a Modern Paradise

Hey there, landscape lovers! We've recently completed a fantastic hardscape project to share with you today. Our landscape designer, Luke Wheeler, worked his magic and gave these homeowners the backyard of their dreams. Let's dive right in!

Landscape Blog Series: Winter Birding

The McDonald Garden Center Landscape Design and Installation division is one of the cornerstones of our organization. Landscapes are a way for gardeners to express themselves, and their space, while enjoying all the outdoors has to offer. For National Birding Day, we consulted one of our expert designers, Lisa Hulme, to tell us about how winter birding can be a great way to add features to your landscape as well as invite more feathered friends in your garden.