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Oklahoma City-area garden events calendar events for March 7, 2020

Myriad Botanical Gardens offers a variety of workshops and events. [The Oklahoman Archives]
Myriad Botanical Gardens offers a variety of workshops and events. [The Oklahoman Archives]

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

Late Bloomers Garden Club: noon to 2 p.m. March 17, Will Rogers Garden Exhibition Building. Potluck lunch and presentation by Brian Dougherty, of the OKC Community Foundation on the “History and Significance of our Parks.”

Workshops

Oklahoma Orchid Society: 10 a.m. to noon Saturday,"Let's Repot that Orchid!" Will Rogers Gardens. Hands-on help repotting your orchid. Materials supplied. Fee $10. Register at okc.gov/parks.

Oklahoma County Master Gardeners: 6 p.m. Wednesday, Wednesday at Will Rogers Gardens, Exhibition Building. Program: Dealing with the Shade.

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 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.

Events

Guided Walking Tour: 10-11 a.m. Saturday, 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.

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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