How-to classes, seminars, and make it/take workshops for both kids and adults from our garden experts.


Houseplant Tour with Carly Melvin

Live Stream - McDonald Garden Center's Instagram Page


The March houseplant truck is pulling up! 🚛 🌿 Join us on Instagram live to learn about what is new and exciting in houseplants. During this live tour, Green Team member, Carly Melvin, will be guiding you through our newest stock of houseplants, giving care information and answering questions for all you houseplant lovers. We can’t wait to see you there! ✨


Mulch Madness

Year-Round Locations and Seasonal Garden Markets

Mulching is a crucial aspect of maintaining a healthy and thriving garden. It not only helps to keep your garden clean and tidy, but it also helps regulate soil temperature, conserves moisture, and suppresses weed growth. Whether you're a seasoned gardener or just starting out, Mulch Madness sales event is the perfect opportunity to stock up on high-quality mulch at incredible prices. From March 24th-26th, 2023, take advantage of our exclusive deals on a wide selection of mulch and mulching products to start your garden off right for the spring season. Don't miss out on this fantastic opportunity to enhance your gardening experience and give your plants the care they deserve.


DIY Landscape Workshop

Independence Boulevard & Great Neck Locations

Transform your outdoor space into the garden of your dreams with McDonald Garden Center's DIY Landscape Design Workshop. Whether you're a seasoned gardener or a newcomer to the world of landscaping, our expert Green Team instructor will guide you through every step of the design process. Discover the best plants for your soil type, create beautiful focal points, and learn how to incorporate stunning hardscaping features.

Our comprehensive workshop includes all the supplies you'll need to create your dream landscape, so all you need to bring is your imagination! The cost is only $15 and includes both instruction and supplies. Register in-store or online to secure your spot, or feel free to walk-in while supplies last.

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DIY Landscape Workshop

Edible Gardening: Growing Herbs In-Store Seminar

Independence & Great Neck Locations

Fresh herbs are easy to grow and can make all the difference between a good dish and an extraordinary dish! Whether you're growing in a pot, windowsill or garden, there's nothing like having fresh herbs right at your fingertips. Our Green Team experts will educate you on all the herb-growing basics including soil, light and feeding requirements, choosing containers, and more.

Seminar is FREE. Walk-ins welcome, no registration required. Seating is limited.