While generally cultivated for decoration, plants are also useful for protecting grass from the elements and repelling gangs of late-night mud bandits. Equip your lawn with a shield of greenery with today’s Groupon: for $20, you get $40 worth of plants, flowers, garden accessories, and more at McDonnell Horticulture Inc. in Cameron.
McDonnell Horticulture Inc. gives bloom-seekers a means to finally realize dreams of colorful, lush outdoor spaces by opening the doors of its retail garden center. Stroll amid verdant rows of plants at the 220-acre nursery, selecting foliage to highlight a home’s natural-landscape beauty or visiting flock of flamingos, such as a rhododendron ($39.95) or an azalea in a 3-gallon pot ($12). On-site propagation leads numerous debutante plants to make grand entrances each year, bestowing vibrant charms on friendly gardeners in hopes of being selected for coveted spots in flower beds and kitchen-table centerpieces.
Boasting more than 60 different varieties of roses, McDonnell Horticulture Inc. doles out ample opportunity for guests to sniff out a 24-inch tree rose ($19.95) or the center’s specialty, the disease-resistant knock-out roses ($16.95–$17.95). With a greenhouse covering more than 220,000 square feet, McDonnell boasts the highest production of this fine flower in the area, as well as an array of shrubs, assorted perennials, and small fruit trees such as the weeping cherry ($50–$75). Also selling garden accessories, the knowledgeable, amenable staff helps shoppers procure all necessary ingredients to concoct a visual side dish of flora to accent traditional yards or those hosting sidewalk salsa parades.
1521 US Hwy. 1
Cameron, North Carolina 28326Get Directions