EVENTS

Christmas Container Workshop
Sunday, November 30, 2014 • 2pm
Year-Round Locations ~ Hampton • Chesapeake • Virginia Beach

Make a merry doorstep! Create a custom container using live plants and fresh holiday greens. Our container experts will help you create a lasting container using an evergreen, annuals, fresh-cut greens and other embellishments. Cost $50, includes instructions and materials. Materials include one tuscany tall pot (4-gallon) with soil mix; one sky pencil holly (3 quart); two ornamental kale plants (1.25 pint); one pansy (1.37 pint); assorted fresh-cut greens, ribbon and picks.

RSVP recommended. (please indicate name, phone number & desired location) RSVP here >>

Boxwood Wreath Workshop
Thursday, December 4, 2014 • 6pm
Year-Round Locations ~ Hampton • Chesapeake • Virginia Beach

Our experts will instruct you on how to create your own fresh boxwood wreath. This wreath can be dried and used for holiday decorating for years to come. Choose from a variety of ribbon to make a simple, natural statement this season. Cost $30, includes instructions and all materials. Grab your friends and enjoy an evening of holiday fun!

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Santa at the Garden Center & Garden Stone Workshop for Kids
Saturday, December 6, 2014 • 12-4pm
Year-Round Locations ~ Hampton • Chesapeake • Virginia Beach

Create a family tradition and visit with Santa at your local garden center. Bring the camera and the kids and capture the perfect Christmas photo. There is no cost to visit with Santa. Before Santa arrives, kids can create a hand print garden stone. This keepsake will make a great gift for mom, dad or grandparents. Workshop cost $15, includes instructions and all materials. This is a brief hands-on workshop for kids ages 3 and up. Parental assistance is required. Children are not required to participate in the Workshop in order to visit with Santa.

Backyard Bee Keeping
Second Sunday of Each Month • 2pm-4pm
Meeting 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.

MEETING DATES ARE: November 9 in Hampton • December 14 in Chesapeake • January 11 in Virginia Beach

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