How-to classes, seminars, and make it/take workshops for both kids and adults from our garden experts.
Mike's 3 Favorite Fall Planters
What does Garden Guru Mike Westphal decorate his doorstep with during fall? It's time to find out! In Mike's 3 Favorite Fall Planters, a step-by-step show-n-tell webinar, Mike will do what he does best- make something that looks super impressive and complicated, look suddenly very easy and obtainable! And with fall, there's so many options for what the Guru could do, so who knows what Mike will end up putting together. But you can bet he will be sharing some expert design tricks about what plants to select, how you can use them, and how to keep them looking great from trick or treaters to turkey trotters. So mark your calendar for September 21st at 11 am, and tune in to Facebook Live to see if any of your favorites make Mike's list!
Fall Customer Appreciation Weekend
Fall is a season of transformation, and we want to celebrate it with you, our valued customers! Mark your calendars for a fantastic weekend filled with gratitude and fall color as we invite you to our Fall Customer Appreciation Weekend this September 22nd-24th, 2023. Whether you are wanting to dive into a new gardening project or simply seeking fall inspiration, we have what you need to make your autumn truly fabulous. In celebration, we have some fun events lined up just for you:
- Our Grillin’ in the Garden on Saturday, September 23rd from 11am-2pm
- The Fall Tea & Wreath Making Workshop on Saturday, September 22nd at 11am
- Great deals & giveaways
Let us thank you for your continued support of our local garden centers while immersing yourself in the beauty of autumn. We can't wait to see you there.
As summer's vibrant greens transition to autumn's rustic hues, our Fall Wreath Workshop offers a chance to craft nature's beauty into charming door decor. Join us on September 23rd at 11am to build a lifelike, 18-inch grapevine wreath in your own style. Our skilled Green Team members will guide you in creating a unique wreath that truly embodies the season. Utilizing autumnal elements like rustic branches, dried sprigs, and playful accents, you'll infuse your wreath with the unmistakable charm of fall. Price includes everything you need to make your wreath, as well as some delicious tea and crumpets to enjoy while crafting your masterpiece. Secure your spot now at one of our year-round locations, as space is limited.
Grillin' in the Garden
The grill is hot, but the savings are sizzlin’! Celebrate the start of fall by joining us for our Grillin’ in the Garden customer appreciation event. Stop by our stores so we can treat you, our beloved and valued patrons, to a FREE hot dog, chips, and a drink, from 11am-2pm! We’re firing up the dogs to say thanks for visiting us throughout the year and enjoying the McDonald Garden Center experience with us. So come out, bring the family, and enjoy a dog on us on Saturday, September 23, 2023
Veggie Gardening: Fall Veggies In-Store Seminar
Join us on September 30th, 2023, at 11am for another addition to this years' Veggie Gardening series: The Fall Veggies Seminar! Get ready to elevate your autumn gardening game as we delve into the world of bountiful cole crops. Discover the secrets to cultivating a thriving fall vegetable garden, from selecting the perfect veggies to nurturing them through the season. Our Green Team experts will share their tips, tricks, and green-thumb wisdom to ensure your harvest is bountiful. Don't miss this opportunity to grow your own delicious and nutritious fall veggies. See you there!
Step into McDonald Garden Center for our much-anticipated Pansy Party, featuring special in-store deals you won't want to miss from October 6th-8th, 2023. Why choose pansies for your garden? These vibrant blooms aren't just eye candy; they're hardy enough to withstand cool temperatures and versatile enough to be edible. Whether you're looking to brighten up your flower beds, create visually stunning container arrangements, or even add a touch of elegance to your meals, pansies are the multi-functional flowers you've been waiting for. Visit us at our Virginia Beach locations to to add some floral flair to your life!
Have you ever dreamt of crafting a stunning, professional landscape design but found yourself uncertain about where to begin? Allow our Green Team experts to guide you through the intricacies of planning and executing a successful landscape project throlugh our DIY Landscape Design Workshop at our year-round locations on October 14th at 11am. This workshop includes all the materials you need to plan out your new landscape as well as a bonus $10 discount coupon, which can be applied towards the acquisition of plants and essential products, propelling you confidently on your journey to transform your outdoor space. Join us to discover your transformed and enhanced landscape! Cost of this workshop is $15. Walk-ins are also welcome while supplies last.