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Oklahoma City-area garden events calendar from The Oklahoman for Nov. 30, 2019

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To submit items, send an email to Richard Mize at 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.


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


Wednesday at Will: Winter Blooms and Color, 6 p.m. Dec. 11, Ed Lycan Conservatory at Will Rogers Gardens, 3400 NW 36.

Wild Bird Holiday Decorations: 6-7 p.m. Thursday, Myriad Botanical Gardens, 301 W Reno Ave. Members $8, nonmembers $10. Best for ages 6 to 10, Register at Learn about the best ways to help birds during winter, and make bright and tasty treats for them. "We’ll create garlands and outdoor ornaments for the Children’s Garden and our own backyard."

Holiday Workshop: Living Wreaths (Evergreens): Register by Monday at for 6:30 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. Saturday, The Garden Classroom, Myriad Botanical Gardens, 301 W Reno Ave. Members $45, nonmembers $55. Kaitlin Bacon, Scissortail Park horticulturist, will lead this seasonal, hands-on workshop, including creation of a 18-22-inch wreath to adorn any indoor or outdoor holiday display.

Home Gardening 101: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Feb. 22, 29 and March 7, presented by Oklahoma County Master Gardeners. Cost is $75. Registration closes Feb. 1. For more information, call Diana at 713-1125.


The Great Pumpkin Smash: 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, CommonWealth Urban Farms. What to do with all those pumpkins, once Thanksgiving is over and cold weather sets in? Bring them and the kids, and we'll make a big compost pile and everybody can toss and smash pumpkins to their hearts' delight. Messy fun for the whole family! You can bring your leftover hay bales, too, and we’ll add them to the mix.

Tree Lighting Ceremony: 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday, Will Rogers Gardens, 3400 NW 36. Children's craft activities, live music, horse-drawn sleigh rides, high school choirs, Junction Coffee.


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