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As the beginnings of autumn start to replace the scorching heat of summer, it's the perfect time to shift your attention to your very own fall vegetable garden. Fall gardening is a rewarding endeavor that allows you to enjoy fresh, homegrown produce well into the cooler months. In this guide, we'll walk you through the essential steps to start your fall veggie garden and ensure a bountiful harvest.

Get ready to embrace the coziest season of the year with open arms and a whole lot of flair! As the weather starts cooling, we're excited to introduce our five newest fall items that will jazz up your spaces and turn your gardens into a place that truly welcomes all fall vibes. From the sassy sway of ornamental grasses to the spicy charm of ornamental peppers, these plants are here to make your autumn awesome.

Why Do You Need to Seed & Feed? The Secret to a Lush and Healthy Lawn

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.

Coneflowers are probably the most popular summer flowers there are, especially here at McDonald Garden Center. They don’t only come in a slew of colors, but are also important pollinator plants, add height to your garden, and are great cut flowers. In this blog, we’re looking into the attributes of coneflowers and how to care for them so you can add some to your garden (even if you have a few million of them already).