Online Seminars

McDonald Garden Center is bringing you weekly online seminars that stream live on Facebook. Join Garden Guru, Mike Westphal, all season long for tips, tricks and more on all your holiday needs.

Online Seminars
May122021

GROWING EDIBLES IN SMALL SPACES

Live Stream - McDonald Garden Center's Facebook Page

Having fresh fruits, veggies, and herbs changes the way we experience food. Being able to grow edibles shouldn’t be exclusionary to people with limited space in their yards or patios. Through this seminar, Mike Westphal, The Garden Guru gives us the ins and outs of small-space edible gardening through pots, hanging baskets, and more.

May192021

WAYS TO USE HANGING BASKETS

Live Stream - McDonald Garden Center's Facebook Page

Hanging baskets are a great way to add interest and height to any area, both outdoors and in. But there’s more to hanging baskets than meets the eye.  Our Garden Guru, Mike Westphal has a few tricks up his sleeve that will have you “hanging” on the edge of your seat as he shares his design tips and tricks that will maximize your bloom potential.

May262021

TRIED AND TRUE PERENNIALS

Live Stream - McDonald Garden Center's Facebook Page

Perennials are the plants that we can count on. Rain or shine, hot or cold, they are there in our landscapes flourishing and providing beauty to our garden beds and containers. In this seminar, Garden Guru Mike Westphal shows us some of the best perennials for the Hampton Roads area, for both sun and shade, to enjoy year after year.

June22021

PLANTING SUCCULENT COMBOS

Live Stream - McDonald Garden Center's Facebook Page

Succulents and cacti are known for their go-with-the-flow nature and colorful, intriguing foliage. These desert-dwelling plants are not only easy to take care of, but are also fun to plant together. In this seminar, The Garden Guru, Mike Westphal, takes us through the steps for creating a variety of succulent combinations.