Garden Calendar – September Checklist

After a nice, hot summer and hopefully productive growing season, gardens are starting to wind down by September. Although warm weather is still hanging around the North Carolina coast, the days are getting shorter, while brisker mornings and cooler nights are becoming more common. As the season begins to shift, so does our gardening focus, …

Creating a Media Room in Your Home

At McAdams Homes, our aim is to offer our customers thoughtfully designed floor plans, while ensuring we provide you with the highest quality in new home construction. As we strive to meet excellence in every detail of your home, we want you to feel good about investing in it and your quality of life with …

Garden Calendar – August Checklist

As the August sun bears down on gardeners and their gardens, it can be difficult to keep plants thriving during the hot summer days. The best way to beat the heat is to perform maintenance tasks early in the day, water your garden regularly and as well as keeping yourself hydrated. Cooler temperatures are ahead …

Spotlight: Leland Brewing Company

Anyone familiar with the Wilmington area knows that it has become a popular destination, not only for vacationers, but many people are flocking here to call this beautiful place home. It goes without saying that Leland has benefited from this expansion, and with the recent growth, residents of Brunswick County have benefited from many new …

Summer – Home Projects

Summer means playing in the yard, swimming, ice-cold drinks on the porch, cookouts under the twinkling bistro lights. It is also a great time for home improvement projects. Make the most of the long days and warm weather with these easy projects that will turn your to-dos into ta-das without breaking the bank.  Pressure Washing. Winter …

Garden Calendar – July Checklist

With warm evenings, extended daylight hours and consistently high temperature, your July garden is thriving and you are likely enjoying fresh tomatoes, peppers, cucumbers and other bounty. The challenges you face now are keeping plants watered deeply and free of pests or disease. See our ideas below to help ensure your garden is staying lush …

NC Folktales and Mysteries: The Maco Light

North Carolina has a rich tradition of folklore, and it encompasses a variety of magical legends and unexplained natural phenomena – and today we’ll explore one just west of Wilmington. The Maco Light is a true North Carolina legend. For those unfamiliar with the story, Joe Baldwin was a conductor who is said to have …

Montessori Schools in the Cape Fear

Whether you are first time buyers or are looking for a little more room for your growing family, McAdams Homes offers thoughtfully designed floor plans and specially curated communities to fit all your family’s needs. Our communities are minutes away from everyday conveniences like shopping and dining, medical care, and entertainment. The Cape Fear region …

NOW LEASING – The Landing at Lewis Creek

If you missed out on the opportunity to live in The Landing at Lewis Creek, an amazing coastal community…don’t let the chance pass you by again! McAdams Homes is happy to announce that we will be leasing 17 new construction homes within this desirable neighborhood.  The Landing at Lewis Creek is an established community off …

NC Folktales and Mysteries: Seneca Guns

North Carolina has a rich tradition of folklore, and it encompasses a variety of magical legends and unexplained natural phenomena – from fairies and Bigfoot in the mountains to mermaids in the Cape Fear and mysterious booms heard off the coast. We can’t be sure if anyone knows the real story behind these strange events, …