Winter Garden Tips

From the McDonald Garden Center Blog

3 Ways to Optimize Your Weekends with Indoor Gardening

Are you looking for a way to add some life and creativity to your weekends? Indoor gardening can not only provide you with a fun hobby but a way for you to detach from the hustle and bustle of life and just do something for yourself. In the winter, it’s hard for us gardeners to get outside and dig into a new project, but there are plenty of good reasons to stay indoors and get your gardening on. So, let's get started on creating a green oasis in the comfort of your own home.  

Top 5 Ways to Keep Your Plants Happy Through the Winter

Keeping your houseplants happy during the chillier months of the year is sometimes an unpredictable task. One moment your plant could be looking great, the next it isn’t and you’re left wondering, “What went wrong?”  We are here to help keep your houseplants looking and feeling their best, even though the cold and dry winter months. We have collected our top 5 tips for winterizing your houseplants, straight from the Green Team experts.   

The Lenten Rose

This intriguing perennial is without a doubt the star of the winter landscape. Hellebores are one of the most resilient and gorgeous perennials that we carry at the garden center. Hellebores, often called the Christmas Rose or Lenten Rose, bloom around the holiday season and into the cold winter.  Some of a hellebores’ best features: 

Cold Weather Checklist

Looking for ways to keep your green thumb green over the winter? Well, there are plenty of opportunities to work in the garden throughout those cold winter months. And, while most of us are more concerned with caring for our lawn and garden during the growing season, winter prep is just as important for keeping things looking good year-round. We’ve put together a list of essential tasks that should be done throughout the winter months to keep your lawn and garden in tip-top shape come springtime.