Oklahoma City-area garden events calendar from The Oklahoman for Feb. 15, 2020
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Oklahoma Orchid Society: 1-4 p.m. Sunday, Will Rogers Gardens Building, Room 1, 3400 NW 36.
Late Bloomers Garden Club: noon to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Will Rogers Gardens. Flower arranging demonstration by Master Gardener Judith Miracle.
Viola Garden Club: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m Thursday, Will Rogers Exhibition Will Rogers Exhibition Building, Room 2. Hostesses Carolyn McCabe and Johnita Turner.
Oklahoma Horticultural Society Semi Annual Meeting: 2 p.m. Feb. 23, Oklahoma City Zoo Education Auditorium, 2101 NE 50. Guest Speaker Bill Quade, senior horticulture manager, Biltmore Estate, Asheville, North Carolina.
Apogon Iris Garden Club: noon Feb. 26, Johnnie’s Charcoal Broiler, 2652 W Britton Road. The program will be “Remembering Bloom of Our Past,” presented by Carol Gwaltney and Diana Treat.
Oklahoma Organic Gardening Association: 7-9 p.m. Feb. 28, Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City, 400 N Portland, Room 196. Dee Nash will present "Creating Beautiful Vegetable Gardens That Are Also Productive."
Oklahoma Gardeners Association: 9:30 a.m. to noon March 4, Will Rogers Gardens auditorium, 3400 NW 36. Speaker will be Allan Storjohann on "A New View with Art in the Landscape."
Step into Spring Workshop: 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Friday, Oklahoma County Extension Center, 2500 NE 63. Early spring planting, pruning, lawn care, landscape water needs, vegetable garden prep, and other topics, plus the county extension registered dietitian will demonstrate how to prepare healthy seasonal recipes, provide a food tasting and offer seasonal recipes. Registration is free, but you must register by calling 713-1125.
How to Start Growing Your Own Food: 10 a.m. Feb. 29, Myriad Botanical Gardens. Members $12, nonmembers $17. Register by Feb. 27 at myriadgardens.org. Dale Spoonemore, creator of From Seed to Spoon, will explain how to grow and harvest organic produce in your own backyard.
Oklahoma Orchid Society: 10 a.m. to noon March 7, "Let's Repot that Orchid!" Will Rogers Gardens. Hands-on help repotting your orchid. Materials supplied. Fee $10. Register at okc.gov/parks.
Family Workshop — Spring Terrariums: 6-7:30 p.m. March 13, Myriad Botanical Gardens. Members $13, nonmembers $15. Best for ages 6 to 10. Register by March 24 at myriadgardens.org. Create a terrarium, an 8-inch glass globe planter, using easy-to-care-for succulents and some added spring-inspired mini items.
Oklahoma Gardening School: Garden Renovation for a Changing Climate — Transforming Your Yard into a Beautiful, Resilient and Eco-Friendly Garden, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 21. Kerr-McGee Auditorium in the Meinders School of Business at Oklahoma City University. Presented by the Meinders Foundation. Myriad Botanical Gardens members $40, nonmembers $70, students with ID $25 students, optional box lunch $15. Register online at myriadgardens.org.
Gardening in Dry-Shade Conditions: 10 a.m. to noon March 28, Myriad Botanical Gardens. Members $9, nonmembers $14. Landscaper architecture professor Dave Edwards, Gibbs College of Architecture at the University of Oklahoma, and water conservation coordinators from the city of Oklahoma City will present information on selecting and cultivating drought-resistant, dry-shade plants for hardy low-ground cover, conservative watering techniques, mulch and rain barrels. Coffee and light breakfast options provided. Special thanks to SqueezeEveryDrop.com.
Oklahoma City Spring Remodel & Landscape Show: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Cox Convention Center. Admission is $3 for adults, children under 18 admitted free. For more information, go to www.SpringRemodelandLandscapeShow.com.
Guided Walking Tour: 10-11 a.m. Feb. 29, March 28, Myriad Botanical Gardens. Free. Meet in South Lobby Visitor Center. Geared toward adults; children and leashed dogs welcome.
Urban Hike from Myriad Gardens: 11 a.m. to noon March 28, May 30, July 25, Sept. 25, Myriad Botanical Gardens. A new add-on option to the Guided Monthly Walking Tour! Hike for another hour lead by YMCA instructors. Target downtown locations announced before each hike on Myriad Gardens social media. Bring water and wear comfortable clothing and shoes.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.