Home and garden notes for the Oklahoma City area

Published: February 17, 2014
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CALENDAR

For more information, call the phone number or use the e-mail address provided. To submit items, call Melissa Howell at 475-3770 or send e-mail to mhowell@opubco.com. Reference “Home and garden calendar.” Please submit items at least 10 days before publication.

MEETINGS

•Apogon Iris Garden Club, noon, Wednesdayat 2721 NW 115. Hosted by Sybil Brian and Karen Brian. Program is “How can your Garden grow seedlings and cuttings?” Speaker is Peggy Ferguson. Roll call is most memorable Valentine bouquet received or given. Call 773-4443.

WORKSHOPS

•Lawn Management seminar,1:30 to 3 p.m. Tuesday at Oklahoma County Cooperative Extension Service, 930 N Portland. For those who desire a lush healthy lawn, attend this workshop to learn what is needed in order to get that beautiful lawn. No registration is required. Presented by Ray Ridlen, agriculture/horticulture educator. Free. Call 713-1125.

EVENTS

•Oklahoma Rose Society’s Rose Bingo,1 to 5 p.m. today, Will Rogers Exhibition Center, 3400 NW 36. The event will feature more than 90 rose bushes available to bingo winners. Format will consist of two sessions with an intermission. David Austin roses will highlight a silent auction. Participants will receive free refreshments. Open to the public.

•Oklahoma City Spring Remodel and Landscape Show,2 to 7 p.m. Friday Feb. 28, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. March 1, and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 2, Cox Convention Center, 1 Myriad Gardens. Experts will showcase what’s new for the home including cabinetry and countertops, flooring, smart home automation, energy efficiency and exterior products as well as the newest ideas pertaining to landscape installations. Tickets are $3 for adults, children 17 and under are free.

•“From Chard to Chickens: Rethinking the American Kitchen Garden”gardening school will be held 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. March in the Devon Auditorium located at the corner of Sheridan and Hudson in downtown Oklahoma City. You can’t get more local or fresh than by growing your own fruits, vegetables and herbs. This daylong event will teach participants new ways to design, plant and maintain a healthy kitchen garden. A special, pre-conference chicken school led by Rosalind Creasy, will take place from noon to 1:30 p.m. March 14, in the second floor conference room at the Crystal Bridge. Cost is $10 members; $15 nonmembers. Participants may bring a brown bag lunch. Parking is available on the street in the Sheridan-Walker parking garage or at the Cox Center. Cost to attend the entire gardening school is $30 per member and $60 per nonmember. Optional box lunch is available for $13. To register visit myriadgardens.org or call 445-7080 Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

•OKC Home and Outdoor Living Show, noon to 9 p.m. March 21, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. March 22 and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. March 23, 333 Gordon Cooper Blvd, State Fair Park. Celebrity guest is Justin Cave of HGV’s “Ground Breakers.” Cost is $7 online and $9 at the door. Children 12 and under are free. Groups of 20 or more are $4.50 each.

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