Berrylicious Strawberries: A Workshop for Kids -- SOLD OUT
Saturday, March 28, 2015 • 11:00am
Year-Round Locations ~ Hampton • Chesapeake • Virginia Beach

Kick off spring by planting your own berrylicious strawberries! At this hands-on workshop, kids will plant their own strawberry plants and paint a terracotta pot to look like a berry. Cost $10, includes instructions, two strawberry plants, one 6-inch terracotta pot with saucer, paint and a printed strawberry stake. Brief hands-on workshop for kids ages 3 and up. Parental assistance required.

Solutions for Moles & Voles - Complimentary Classes
Sundays, March 22 & 29 and Saturdays, April 4 & 11 • 10:00am
Year-Round Locations ~ Hampton • Chesapeake • Virginia Beach

Got moles and voles? Attend any of our complimentary classes at our three year-round garden centers. Our experts help you rid your yard of these garden pests and teach you how to prevent them.

String Garden Workshop
Saturday, June 13, 2015 • 2:00pm
Year-Round Locations ~ Hampton • Chesapeake • Virginia Beach

Create your very own moss-covered string garden using your choice of an orchid, rabbit-foot fern, ponytail palm or succulents. Our experts will show you the art of making string gardens that can be displayed in a shallow tray or suspended in air. Take home your creation and enjoy. Cost $30, includes instructions and all supplies. Due to space & supply limitations, RSVP's are REQUIRED.

Backyard Beekeeping
Second Sunday of Each Month • 2:00pm-4:00pm
Meetings rotates between the Year-Round Locations ~ Hampton • Chesapeake • Virginia Beach

A backyard beehive is the perfect place for our most important pollinator, the honey bee. Join our growing group of gardeners each month to discuss how to keep bees in a top bar beehive. Meetings are held at a different McDonald Garden Center location on the second Sunday of each month. The same seasonal topics will be covered at all three locations, so if you can't make it to one meeting, please try to join us at one of the other locations. For more details, visit >>

UPCOMING MEETING DATES: February 8 in Hampton • March 8 in Chesapeake • April 12 in Virginia Beach