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

September232020
September 23, 2020 • 11AM
Live Stream - McDonald Garden Center's Facebook Page

Flowering bulbs bursting with color are a sight unlike any other. And who knew they could be so incredibly easy – just dig, drop and you're done! Join Garden Guru, Mike Westphal, as he “digs” into spring and fall bulb varieties, explains how and where to plant them, and more.

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

September252020
September 25, 2020 • 11AM
Live Stream - McDonald Garden Center's Facebook Page

Just in time for fall, here’s a little “inspiration” for your fall planter. Tune in with Mike Westphal, as he guides you through the steps to creating a beautiful, blooming container for your entryway, porch or patio.

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

September262020

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.

September302020
Online Gardening Seminars, McDonald Garden Center
September 30, 2020 • 11AM
Live Stream - McDonald Garden Center's Facebook Page

Whether you are a houseplant aficionado or just growing a few succulents on a windowsill, this seminar is for you. Join Mike Westphal, as he offers his expert tips and advice on how to have a green thumb indoors. Learn all about new and unique houseplant varieties and how to care for and maintain your green friends inside.

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

October8-112020
October 8 - 11, 2020
Independence & Great Neck Locations

Q: What is a monkey's favorite flower?
A: A chimpPANSY?
That's just a taste of the fun you'll have at this highly anticipated, fall savings event where the area's prettiest pansies are prime for the pickin'. Great in containers or as part of the landscape, a bit of color warms a home like the garden version of a hot toddy.

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.

September192020

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.

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September182020
Online Gardening Seminars, McDonald Garden Center
September 18, 2020 • 11AM
Live Stream - McDonald Garden Center's Facebook Page

Ever wanted to create a professional-looking landscape design but didn’t know where to start? Join Mike Westphal, as he guides you through the ins and outs of creating and implementing a successful landscape design.

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

September112020
September 11, 2020 • 11AM
Live Stream - McDonald Garden Center's Facebook Page

Moles and voles can be a major nuisance causing damage as well as frustration to Hampton Roads' gardeners. Our moles and voles expert, Mike Westphal, will walk you through how to effectively rid your yard of these garden pests using organic solutions that are safe for you and the environment.

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

September92020
Online Gardening Seminars, McDonald Garden Center
September 9, 2020 • 11AM
Live Stream - McDonald Garden Center's Facebook Page

Mums the word and nothing says fall like this cool-weather favorite. Garden Guru, Mike Westphal, covers everything you need to know about this garden classic from mum varieties, care/maintenance, to decorating tips.

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

September9-132020
September 9 - 13, 2020
Independence & Great Neck Locations

Mum is definitely NOT the word when it comes to the savings during Mum Mania! This fall favorite event has more holiday spirit than a pumpkin latte with savings on all your favorite seasonal items. Speaking of pumpkins, don’t forget to visit our deco center to spruce up your space!

September32020
September 3, 2020 • 5PM
Live Stream - McDonald Garden Center's Facebook Page

Grab your gardening buds and your favorite cocktail or beverage and join Garden Guru, Mike Westphal, LIVE on Facebook for an informative question and answer Gardening Happy Hour. You provide the questions, and Mike will serve-up his expert advice to all your gardening quandaries. Cheers! Ask all your gardening questions for the Garden Guru here

SUBMIT ALL YOUR GARDENING QUESTIONS BEFOREHAND BY CLICKING HERE

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September22020
Online Gardening Seminars, McDonald Garden Center
September 2, 2020 • 11AM
Live Stream - McDonald Garden Center's Facebook Page

Are you tired of weeding or watering your garden all the time? Losing plants to hot summers and freezing winters? There may be a simple solution to minimize the impact of these challenges – mulch! Mulching is one of the easiest and most beneficial practices you can use in the garden. Join Mike Westphal, as he explains the benefits of mulching, how to choose the best type for your lawn and garden, when and how to apply, and more.

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

September2-62020
September 2 - 6, 2020
Independence & Great Neck Locations

Mulch Madness is BACK- don't miss the chance to freshen-up for fall with amazing deals on mulch!

August282020
Online Gardening Seminars, McDonald Garden Center
Friday, August 28, 2020 • 11AM
Live Stream - McDonald Garden Center's Facebook Page

Starting plants from seed is one of the most exciting and rewarding gardening activities and allows gardeners to continue growing throughout the year. Growing seed is not complicated, it just requires a little thought and care. Join Garden Guru, Mike Westphal, for an in-depth look at sowing with success- from starting seeds to when to do it to which seeds to start indoors (or outdoors) and more.

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

August262020
August 26, 2020 • 11AM
Live Stream - McDonald Garden Center's Facebook Page

As our summer gardening season is coming to a close, it’s the perfect time to get your fall vegetable garden growing. Join Garden Guru, Mike Westphal, as he shares all his fall gardening tips to help you fill your table with plenty of homegrown goodness long beyond the heat of summer.

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