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How-to classes, seminars, and make it/take workshops for both kids and adults from our garden experts.

Nov 27toDec 12020
Friday, November 27 - Tuesday, December 1, 2020
Independence & Great Neck Locations

Shop all the best deals while experiencing the magic of McDonald Christmas Shoppe – a twinkling, winter wonderland filled with this holiday season's most unique and sought-after collection of decor and gift selection anywhere in Hampton Roads. Take advantage of HUGE SAVINGS on trees, trimmings, holiday blooms, gifts, and more.

December22020
Wednesday, December 2, 2020 • 11AM
Live Stream - McDonald Garden Center's Facebook Page

Whether you want to create an over-the-top winter wonderland or a simple spot of holiday cheer, we have everything you need to set your home aglow this season. Our lighting expert, Mike Westphal, shares all of his tips and tricks to help you add a festive flair to all your outdoor spaces.

TO VIEW LIVE FEED, GO TO MCDONALD GARDEN CENTER'S MAIN FACEBOOK PAGE.

December42020
Friday, December 4, 2020 • 11AM
Live Stream - McDonald Garden Center's Facebook Page

The scent of fresh greens is one of our favorite parts of the holiday season. Not only are they aromatic, they’re beautiful and fit seamlessly into any décor. Join Mike Westphal as he demonstrates how to use fragrant, fresh greenery to create a stunning porch pot - the perfect way to dress up your front porch, deck or patio.

TO VIEW LIVE FEED, GO TO MCDONALD GARDEN CENTER'S MAIN FACEBOOK PAGE.

December92020
Wednesday, December 9, 2020 • 11AM
Live Stream - McDonald Garden Center's Facebook Page

Add a touch of festive greenery to your home this holiday season with a fresh green wreath. The perfect way to welcome your holiday guests to your front door or to make a statement indoors above your mantle, on a mirror, in the kitchen or wherever you want to deck the halls. Join Mike Westphal as he takes you step-by-step through the wreath-making process, from start to finishing bow.

TO VIEW LIVE FEED, GO TO MCDONALD GARDEN CENTER'S MAIN FACEBOOK PAGE.

December112020
Friday, December 11, 2020 • 11AM
Live Stream - McDonald Garden Center's Facebook Page

The holiday season is full of traditions and holiday houseplants have played an important role in seasonal celebrations for centuries. From the classics like poinsettias, hydrangeas, Christmas cactus, and more, there’s plenty to help you spread the cheer. Join Mike Westphal and discover unique ways to accessorize and incorporate these seasonal favorites into your decorating repertoire this holiday season.

TO VIEW LIVE FEED, GO TO MCDONALD GARDEN CENTER'S MAIN FACEBOOK PAGE.

December132020
Sunday, December 13, 2020 • 12:30PM-1:30PM
Independence Boulevard Location ONLY

The Georgia Peach truck is coming to town, Sunday, December 13, 2020, 12:30PM-1:30PM. The truck will offer boxes of mandarin oranges and bags of shelled pecans from the fall harvest in Georgia.

PRICING:
20-pound box of Satsuma mandarins for $48
10-pound box of Kishu mandarins for $48
1-pound bag of shelled pecans for $17

The Peach Truck is offering an online, pre-ordering system with a 10% discount.

Here are the three steps for claiming the 10% pre-order discount:

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December16-202020
Wednesday, December 16 through Sunday, December 20, 2020
Independence Boulevard & Great Neck Locations

We’re bringing you good tidings with McDonald Merry Money! Visit McDonald Garden Center’s Independence and Great Neck locations December 16-20, 2020, and cash in your Merry Money voucher. *Eligible gardenRewards customers can redeem their voucher for up to 50% off (or half the final purchase price), and take advantage of holiday markdowns throughout the store.

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December162020
Wednesday, December 16, 2020 • 11AM
Live Stream - McDonald Garden Center's Facebook Page

What do you get the gardener in your life who seems to have everything? Well, you’ve come to the right place- we know a little bit about gardening! Join Garden Guru, Mike Westphal, as he shares some of his top picks for garden gift-giving guaranteed to please. From small space plants, to backyard beauties, to must-have accessories and more, our unique gifts are sure to please.

TO VIEW LIVE FEED, GO TO MCDONALD GARDEN CENTER'S MAIN FACEBOOK PAGE.

December182020
Friday, December 18, 2020 • 11AM
Live Stream - McDonald Garden Center's Facebook Page

Bird watching is one of America’s fastest-growing hobbies and creating a backyard habitat is a convenient way to enjoy these fine-feathered friends year-round. Even better, it’s something the whole family can do. Join the Garden Guru, Mike Westphal, as he shares his “tweet-worthy” birding essentials including houses, feeders, seed, and more.

TO VIEW LIVE FEED, GO TO MCDONALD GARDEN CENTER'S MAIN FACEBOOK PAGE.

November272020
Friday, November 27, 2020 • 11AM
Live Stream - McDonald Garden Center's Facebook Page

Take your decorating to the next level with our secrets of holiday decor and design from the McDonald experts. Garden Guru, Mike Westphal will take you through some of our creative and inspirational decorating ideas our in-house designers use to get McDonald Garden Center looking holiday ready.

TO VIEW LIVE FEED, GO TO MCDONALD GARDEN CENTER'S MAIN FACEBOOK PAGE.

November252020
Wednesday, November 25, 2020 • 11AM
Live Stream - McDonald Garden Center's Facebook Page

Ribbons and bows are two of the easiest and most versatile accents you can add to your holiday decorating, and the options for using them are virtually limitless. Join Mike Westphal as he takes you through some unique and inventive ways to put the finishing touches on all your holiday decorating using ribbon and bows.

CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE PREVIOUSLY RECORDED SEMINAR https://fb.watch/1_L5zaqgnZ/

November202020
Friday, November 20, 2020 • 11AM
Live Stream - McDonald Garden Center's Facebook Page

Get the season glowing! Flameless or virtual candles are the perfect way to infuse every room in your home with Christmas spirit. And they’re safe- no flame, no mess, drips, or spills. Mike Westphal shares some “bright” ideas on how to use these stylish, lifelike candles to achieve that holiday glow inside and out all season long.

TO VIEW LIVE FEED, GO TO MCDONALD GARDEN CENTER'S MAIN FACEBOOK PAGE.

November182020
Wednesday, November 18, 2020 • 11AM
Live Stream - McDonald Garden Center's Facebook Page

When it comes to holiday decorating, wreaths and garlands are a timeless symbol of the holidays. And while wreaths can usually be found decking the front door and garlands accessorizing the mantel, there are countless other ways to use them. Join Mike Westphal as he shares delightfully unexpected ways to use and embellish these holiday staples into your yuletide decorating.

TO VIEW LIVE FEED, GO TO MCDONALD GARDEN CENTER'S MAIN FACEBOOK PAGE.

November132020
Friday, November 13, 2020 • 11AM
Live Stream - McDonald Garden Center's Facebook Page

See what all the sparkle’s about! Invisilites are one of our favorite ways to brighten holiday décor throughout the season. Join Mike Westphal as he shares his tips and tricks on how to use Invisilites to transform ordinary holiday decor into something spectacular.

TO VIEW LIVE FEED, GO TO MCDONALD GARDEN CENTER'S MAIN FACEBOOK PAGE.

November112020
Wednesday, November 11, 2020 • 11AM
Live Stream - McDonald Garden Center's Facebook Page

Ornaments- they’re not just for hanging on the Christmas tree! Whether you hang them or arrange them, ornaments are an easy way to add some sparkle and shine to your holiday decorating. Join Mike Westphal and learn creative ways to incorporate these little gems throughout your home.

TO VIEW LIVE FEED, GO TO MCDONALD GARDEN CENTER'S MAIN FACEBOOK PAGE.

November6-102020
Friday-Tuesday, November 6-10, 2020 • 9AM-6PM
Independence Boulevard & Great Neck Locations

Bring out the holly, roast some chestnuts, and get ready to lords-a-leap into the holidays with McDonald Garden Center’s annual Holiday Open House! Five days of sparkling, season, splendor with displays and deals so darling, even the Grinch’s heart will grow with glee. Explore the McDonald Garden Center Christmas Shoppe and find everything you need to deck your halls this holiday season. Featured themes include: Vintage Christmas, Gone to the Beach, Merry & Bright, Boho Christmas Chic, Snowing Snowmen, and more!

November62020
Friday, November 6, 2020 • 11AM
Live Stream - McDonald Garden Center's Facebook Page

Need some inspiration? Wondering how to bring your holiday vision to life? Dressing your home up for the holidays is easier than you think. Join Mike Westphal for a behind-the-scenes look at his top 5 holiday theme picks for 2020. Whether your style is traditional, rustic, glam, totally over-the-top colorful, or all natural, our themed collections offer something for every taste.

TO VIEW LIVE FEED, GO TO MCDONALD GARDEN CENTER'S MAIN FACEBOOK PAGE.

November42020
Wednesday, November 4, 2020 • 11AM
Live Stream - McDonald Garden Center's Facebook Page

This holiday season, family meals mean more than ever. So what better way to set the scene for making memories at home than with a beautiful holiday tablescape? Join Garden Guru, Mike Westphal, as he demonstrates how to transform your table into a festive gathering place this season.

TO VIEW LIVE FEED, GO TO MCDONALD GARDEN CENTER'S MAIN FACEBOOK PAGE.

October172020

We are doing our best to stay up to date on the continuing impact of COVID-19, listening carefully to regional and community-based guidance while planning for the future. Our number one priority continues to be the health and safety of our employees and customers. We hope to bring this event back in 2021.