Oklahoma City Flower and Garden Festival Set for May 30
The west side walkways of Myriad Botanical Gardens will be lined, at a social distance, with local vendors of plants and more for the annual Oklahoma City Garden and Flower Festival on Saturday.
From 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., gardeners and plant enthusiasts will find a host of Oklahoma-grown herbs, perennials, annuals, native plants, culinary herbs, vegetable plants, flowers, produce, jewelry, wine succulents, ornamental grasses, milkweed, pollinator plants, wildlife habitat and more at the annual festival.
Vendors are being required to wear masks because of the coronavirus.
Vendors include 4C Ag Service LLC, A New Leaf Wood Turning, Brown Sugar Bakery, Chaos Cactus, Confetti Handmade Luxury Spa LLC, David’s Smoke’n BBQ, Duck Creek Farms, Elemental Earth, KND Services Metal Art, Kurt McDaniel Photography, Lia’s Commonwealth Urban Farms, Lori’s Artworks, Lucky Lulu Jewelry, Marking Tree Design, Mustang Creek Alpacas, Nature’s Harmony Farms, Prairie Wind Nursery, Savoir Savon Apothicaire, Scoops Ice Cream, Serendipity Pottery, Southern Plant Farm, Southwest Silhouettes, Tall Grass Prairie Soap, The Goat Farmer’s Wife, The Homesteaders Finest, The Paper Crete Potter, Utopia Gardens, Wild Horse Canyon Farms, Wild Things Nursery.
Also scheduled for Saturday is the free Guided Walking Tour at 10 a.m. Participants can meet in the Visitor Center of the Crystal Bridge Conservatory where self-guided plant tour handouts are available. In keeping with recommendations and requirements from city, county and state officials regarding COVID-19, pre-registration is required to participate in the tour and attendees are encouraged to wear a mask and keep social distance. The guide will be wearing a mask and using a microphone.
Myriad Botanical Gardens features 15 acres of ornamental gardens and grounds including a children’s garden and carousel, native prairie garden, shade gardens, tree and shrub collections, a lake with terraced gardens and a diverse collection of ornamental flowering perennials and grasses. The grounds have remained open during the coronavirus pandemic. However, the Children’s Garden remains closed.