Pollinators are more than just bugs that like flowers. These insects and animals are an essential part of gardening and the greater world when it comes to planting cultivation and care. Without pollinators, we wouldn’t have the agricultural industry that exists around the world. Every time you take a bite of your favorite fruit or veggie, a pollinator likely took part in getting that food to you.
Memorial Day is so much more than having a barbeque and an extra-long weekend. On Memorial Day, we honor those who paid the ultimate sacrifice for their country and mourn with the families who have suffered from this incredible loss. McDonald Garden Center has been honored to serve the military men and women of Hampton Roads for over 75 years.
When you are looking for a way to bring your eyes upward in your yard, on your porch, or even in your home, hanging baskets have you covered. Whether it’s outdoor blooms, edible plants, or even houseplants, the possibilities are endless with hanging baskets. Follow our top 5 ideas for spectacular hanging baskets with tips and tricks on how to use, design, and maximize your vertical space.
Spring edible gardening is one of the most fruitful plantings of the year, with dozens of edible plants to choose from, as well as the sun rising/setting in the perfect course for optimal growing. Whether you have been growing your own food for years or you are just starting, it is always great to fill your mind with helpful hints and tricks to having a bountiful harvest throughout the season. Here are some of our best practices for growing edible plants for your family and friends.