Berry Dayz is back at McDonald Garden Center and we are berry, berry excited about all the unberryivable deals this year’s crop has berrystowed! Our merry berries are incredible edibles sure to color your garden and delight your taste buds.
To sweeten the deal, Berry Dayz is happening at all year-round locations as well as markets. Don’t miss it or our berries won’t be the only things that are blue!
Saturated vibrant color with enough sweet, Southern charm to soak a buttermilk biscuit, this year’s Crepe Myrtle Fest is sure to promote the nobility and refinement that have kept this annual sale one of McDonald Garden Center’s most anticipated events of the year. The crepe myrtle, also called the ‘tree of a hundred days,’ produces vivid, abiding blooms that blush the Hampton Roads area with a burst of color.
A backyard beehive is the perfect place for our most important pollinator, the honey bee! Join a growing group of gardeners each month to discuss how to keep bees in a topbar beehive and learn house to set up your own beehive for this spring. Meetings are held at a different McDonald Garden Center location on the second Sunday of each month. Meetings are hosted by local bee keeper, Ruth Meredith, McDonald employee and member of the Hampton Roads Bee Keepers. Meetings are FREE. No reservations are necessary.
Celebrate spring with this years’ annual Petunia Party! These beckoning beauties are prime for pickin’ with oodles of choices, featuring old standbys as well as trending tints. Whether you’re thing is hanging baskets or combination planters (or both!) we have generous discounts on our already competitive pricing. Cue the glitter- the Petunia Party is here!
Membership has its privileges. McDonald Garden Center is honoring our meritable patrons with the exclusive opportunity to select from the crème de la crème of this years’ collection. Be the first to shop our event pricing, with a huge selection for those wanting to test a trend as well as cultivate a classic. Newcomers include beauties like Picasso in Blue Petunia, Honey Petunia, and (staff favorite), the yellow and pink bicolor stunner, Holy Moly Million Bells.
We look forward to growing your gardens with these featured fancy flowers.
Seeking Members Ages 7-13
McDonald Garden Center is sponsoring a NEW Virginia Beach 4-H Club, focusing on horticulture. This club will be lead by McDonald Garden Center owner and horticulturist, Eddie Anderson.
Our 23rd annual Outdoor Show will be held March 11-13 -- and it will be even bigger than before at our Virginia Beach location! Mark your calendars for this one-of-a-kind home & garden show. Kick off spring surrounded by beautiful blooms, outdoor living essentials, plus discover Hampton Roads' premier home & garden vendors. You'll enjoy three exciting days full of inspiration around every corner with more than 75 exhibits sure to awaken your spring senses and the unveiling of our incredible 2016 spring collection -- plus ongoing garden seminars all weekend long! ADMISSION IS FREE.
Be the first to see and shop our NEW collection of Japanese Maples before they are unveiled to the public. Our knowledgeable staff will be on hand to answer all your questions from planting to pruning. This event is exclusively for gardenRewards members. Not a gardenRewards member? No problem. SIGN UP HERE >
Bring your little ones out to craft a living Valentine like no other – a clothespin pot filled with colorful winter blooms. McDonald staff will be on hand to offer assistance and planting advice to little gardeners. Reservations are recommended. $8 per child, no charge for accompanying adults. Cost includes potting materials, blooming kalanchoe plant, clothespins, paint and instruction. Come dressed to paint. Parental guidance required.
Learn how to effectively rid your yard of these garden pests. Moles and voles can be a major nuisance causing damage as well as frustration to Hampton Roads' gardeners. Our experts will provide organic solutions that are safe for you and the environment. Classes are FREE to attend. No registration necessary.
Get spring-ready with a 30-minute Flowerbed Design Consultation. During the month of February, we are offering consultations at our three year-round garden centers. A McDonald expert will work with you to plan a successful flowerbed recommending plants and soil amendments specific to your growing needs.
A fun holiday workshop for little gardeners! Children can make their own holiday terrarium with live plants & accessories. Choose from assorted glass containers, miniature plants and a festive snowflake accessory to create a one-of-a-kind terrarium to take home and enjoy or give as a gift. Cost $15, includes instruction and supplies. Brief hands-on workshop for kids ages 3 and up. Parental assistance required. Pre-payment online is recommended to reserve your spot, however, walk-ins are welcome while supplies last.
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