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The Oklahoman's garden events calendar for Oct. 26, 2019

The Myriad Botanical Gardens offers Little Saplings for toddlers and parents. [Metro Creative Connection]
The Myriad Botanical Gardens offers Little Saplings for toddlers and parents. [Metro Creative Connection]

To submit items, send an email to Richard Mize at rmize@oklahoman.com. In the subject line, put "Garden calendar.” Please submit items at least 10 days before publication. Meetings and workshops free and open to the public unless stated otherwise.

Meetings

Oklahoma Gardeners Association: 9:30 a.m. Nov. 6, Will Rogers Garden Exhibition Center, 3400 NW 36. Maureen Hefferman, with Myriad Botanical Gardens, will talk about Scissortail Park.

Oklahoma Gardeners Association: 9:30 a.m. Dec. 4, Will Rogers Garden Exhibition Center, 3400 NW 36. Dr. Carl Whitcomb will talk about "Changing Plants Forever."

Workshops

Series on landscaping with native plants: Presented by the Central Chapter of the Oklahoma Native Plant Society, concludes 6:30 p.m. Nov. 7, Room 196, Horticulture Building, Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City, 400 N Portland Ave. Connie Scothorn, landscape architect, will talk on landscaping with natives suited for Oklahoma’s climate.

Events

Author talk: Benjamin Vogt, author of "A New Garden Ethic: Cultivating Defiant Compassion for an Uncertain Future," will talk about sustainable landscape design and environmental philosophy, 1 p.m. Saturday, Myriad Botanical Gardens, 301 W Reno Ave., at Park House Event Center on the west side of the gardens. Pre-registration not required but encouraged at myriadgardens.org/benjamin_vogt/ or email kclifford@myriadgardens.org.

Little Saplings: 10 to 11 a.m. every other Tuesday to Dec. 3, Children’s Garden Porch, Myriad Botanical Gardens, 301 W Reno Ave. Best for ages 2 to 5. An hour of songs, games and interactive nature fun for toddlers and parents. Every Little Saplings event begins with a song, ends with a sensory bin and includes a hands-on craft. Register by the Friday before at myriadgardens.org.

Helpline

Ask a Master Gardener: For answers to horticulture questions, call the Oklahoma County Cooperative Extension at 713-1125, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday-Friday and ask to speak to a Master Gardener. Questions via email may be sent to okmganswers@gmail.com.

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