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Poinsettia
Tillandsia Snowmen Figurines
Rosemary Topiaries
Hellebores
Michele Design's Soaps
Nature Creations Unique Folk-Art Birdhouses
Heirloom Ornaments
McDonald Jams, Jellies and Sauces
Garden Statuary
Misters
Pruners
Gloves
Fit Flow Hose
McDonald Garden Center Gift Cards

Gifts for the Gardener

Do you know someone who loves to garden? Chances are, you do. Whether it's growing flowers, fruits and veggies or a beautifully landscaped yard, we’ve got lots of gift ideas for the green thumb in your life. So, this year, don’t stress out over gift-giving. Stop in our Independence or Great Neck locations and checkout our selection of unique and everyday gardening goods perfect for everyone on your list. Here are few of our favorites:

Poinsettia
Nowadays, this holiday classic is popping up in all sorts of nontraditional colors – in shades of pink, peach, yellow, and even chartreuse. Or try one of McDonald’s painted poinsettias that are hand-painted and glittered in a rainbow of colors. Many even have large, double, or uniquely shaped blooms. To learn more about poinsettia care, click here.

Tillandsia Holiday-Themed Figurines
These adorable, little ceramic figurines feature hardy tillandsia (air plant), atop a whimsical snowman wrapped in a colorful scarf. The perfect petite companion whether at home or in the office. Other figurines options include, polar bear, Groot, abominable snowman, and holiday wreath. To learn more about tillandsia care, click here.

Rosemary Cones & Topiaries
Add festive cheer and fragrance to Christmas and beyond with rosemary topiaries and cones. These hardy, evergreen perennials are easy to grow, beautiful to look at, and super useful too. Rosemary is prized in the culinary world for its flavorful leaves. It is also beloved for its petite, blue flowers that appear each spring. To learn more about rosemary, click here.

Hellebores
This hardy perennial offers beautiful blooms all through the dreary days of winter and into early spring. Also called the Christmas Rose or Lenten Rose, bloom time often coincides with the Christmas holidays. This evergreen features blooms with five petal, cup-shaped flowers. The foliage is dark green, offering a beautiful back drop throughout all seasons. Available in a variety of colors from white to pastel yellow to pink and purple, this intriguing perennial is without a doubt the star of the winter landscape. To learn more about hellebores, click here.

Michel Design Works Soaps
Shea butter, aloe vera, and pure fragrances create these luxury foaming soaps featuring delightful scents Michel Design Works is famous for. Beautifully packaged with Michel Design Works signature medallion in an easy to use and elegant square container. Choose from scents of the season like spruce, tartan, and Christmas snow or everyday scents including lemon basil, lavender rosemary, garden melody and more.

Heirloom Ornaments ~ 757 Collection
Celebrate Hampton Roads with this exclusive collection of ornaments. These two-sided, glass ornaments are intricately hand-painted celebrating iconic places throughout Hampton Roads. To see our collection of Heirloom ornaments, click here.

Garden Statuary
From the grand and ornate gardens with large figures, to small animals in a naturalistic setting, statues bring life and movement to the garden. Choose from a wide assortment of statuary that will fit into any space and style. This keepsake will remind your special someone they are special all year long, not just during the holidays.

Local, Jams, Jellies and Sauces Give deliciously! Crafted locally from Virginia-grown produce, our line of jams, jellies and dressings make tasty gifts. Grab a knife and spread on the flavor with McDonald Garden Center's three NEW additions including Apple Butter (no sugar added), Cracked Peppercorn Dressing, and Fig Preserves.

Nature Creations Unique Folk-Art Birdhouses
These beautifully, hand-crafted folk-art birdhouses are made from repurposed wood and metal from weathered barns and houses. Enjoy them as a wonderful accent indoors or adopt a bird family outdoors and provide them with a cozy shelter. Available in a variety of styles.

Misters
Misters are perfect for spritzing indoor plants and a simple and effective way to boost humidity levels indoors. Misting is also a good solution to reduce the risk of overwatering your plants. Today’s mister come in a variety of styles and can also be used to display. Display on a table, bookcase, etc.

TIP: Use misters to disinfect pruners. Add mouthwash or alcohol to your mister and spray pruners after use.

Pruners
This garden essential is perfect for performing light pruning tasks like removing small dead wood, limbing up small trees, deadheading, etc. A good pair of pruners can make your gardening work much easier and keep your plants happier.

Kneelo Pad (Burgon & Ball)
Made of soft foam for comfort and helps to protect the knees. Generously sized with contoured edges, Kneelo allows you to work in cushioned comfort for extended periods of time. At the core is a deep layer of shock-absorbing EVA foam & a luxurious cushioning layer of memory foam. Pads are waterproof and made with durable neoprene with a quick-dry, easy-to-clean nylon coating.

Fit Flow Hose
This Italian designed hose comes with a waterproof bag and spray nozzle. The lightweight and durable design expands up to 60-feet long. Use on a boat, at the beach, hanging baskets, containers, raised beds, or for washing your car. Good for use on a balcony, deck, or porch.

Gloves
A perfect gift for the gardener in your life. Gloves never go out of style and make great stocking stuffers. Pair them with a plant or a McDonald Garden Center gift card.

McDonald Gift Cards
Share the world of gardening! Pair a gift card with an ornament, hand tools or garden gloves. Wrap it all together with ribbon and a few sprigs of greens for a garden gift they’ll love. Gift cards can be purchased in select amounts from $10 to $300 at any McDonald Garden Center location or online to be delivered in a special gift envelope by first-class mail. Redeemable at any McDonald Garden Center location or can be used for landscape services. Click here to order a gift card online.

For additional gift ideas, tune in to our Facebook Live Seminar with Garden Guru, Mike Westphal, Wednesday, December 16, 2020 at 11AM, featuring "Gifts for the Gardener." Click here to visit our Facebook page.