Oklahoma Home and Garden News and Features

  • Listing of the Week: 8330 S May Ave, Guthrie

    Listing of the Week: 8330 S May Ave, Guthrie From staff reports | Published: Fri, May 13, 2016

    The 4,582-square-foot home at 8330 S May Ave. has four bedrooms, four baths, three living areas, two dining areas and an attached three-car garage. The kitchen has a breakfast bar, eating space, double ovens, stainless-steel appliances, cathedral ceiling and granite counters and island. The den...

  • Ray Ridlen: Dealing with tomato problems

    By Ray Ridlen  | Published: Fri, May 13, 2016

    While tomatoes are easy to grow, insects and diseases can damage plants and reduce crop yields. Environmental stresses can cause additional problems. Physiological disorders of tomatoes include blossom end rot, fruit cracking and sunscald. Blossom end rot Is a common problem on tomatoes. It...

  • Smart Moves: Downsizing can be daunting task

    By Ellen James Martin | Published: Fri, May 13, 2016

    Vicki Norris, the owner of a professional organizing firm, recommends that home sellers establish a target date by which time they must have their place ready for market. Then break the project down into small pieces and work backward, setting weekly deadlines for the tasks that must be...

  • Oklahoma City area home and garden notes for May 13

    Published: Fri, May 13, 2016

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

  • The Nation's Housing: Realtors face legal challenges over websites

    By KENNETH R. HARNEY The Washington Post Writers Group | Published: Fri, May 13, 2016

    There's been a sudden wave of potentially costly and embarrassing legal challenges to companies' websites, alleging violations of the federal Americans with Disabilities Act.

  • Birding good in Edmond, across Oklahoma

    Birding good in Edmond, across Oklahoma From Staff Reports | Published: Thu, May 12, 2016

    An Eastern bluebird was recently spotted in Edmond.

  • Kittye Little and Sherry Sullivan- Early American Glass Club Luncheon---Parties Extra!

    Kittye Little and Sherry Sullivan- Early... Helen Ford Wallace | Updated: Tue, May 10, 2016

    [brightcove]4885789052001[/brightcove] Kittye Little and Sherry Sullivan talk about the Early American Glass luncheon on Parties Extra!

  • Real estate notes for May 7

    Real estate notes for May 7 From staff reports | Published: Sat, May 7, 2016

    Real estate notes for May 7,

  • Hand-pollination used to produce vanilla

    Hand-pollination used to produce vanilla By Melissa Howell Staff Writer mhowell@oklahoman.com | Published: Fri, May 6, 2016

    A Norman woman hand-pollinates her orchid plants to produce her tasty, homemade vanilla

  • OKC Beautiful: Some good ‘out of the ordinary’ annuals to try

    Carla Sharpe with mugbug/logo ... Keeping Oklahoma City Beautiful | Published: Fri, May 6, 2016

    Even though annuals last only one year, gardeners depend on them for their vivid colors to brighten up the garden — especially during the summer when the heat can cook the color out of many plants. But are you tired of seeing the same old summer annuals year after year? This summer why not try...

  • Richard Mize: May events to show off house and home

    By Richard Mize Real Estate Editor richardmize@oklahoman.com | Published: Fri, May 6, 2016

    Don't blink or you'll miss May and three big annual, popular events related to house and home: the Symphony Show House, the Parade of Homes Spring Festival, and the Miller in May Home Tour. Symphony Show House The fundraiser for the Oklahoma City Orchestra League and music education is a...

  • Designers transform mansion into 2016 Symphony Show House

    Designers transform mansion into 2016 Symphony... By Tim Fall For The Oklahoman trfall@gmail.com | Published: Fri, May 6, 2016

    The 43rd annual Symphony Show House, presented by the Oklahoma City Orchestra League to raise money for music education, is open through May 22 with daily tours from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sundays.

  • House pl.an: West Creek offers congenial environment

    From staff reports | Published: Fri, May 6, 2016

    Linked gathering spaces create a congenial environment for family living at the heart of the contemporary ranch style West Creek. This large home offers plenty of private spaces as well. Slender posts highlight the high, covered porch, which extends to the right. Muted natural light washes...

  • Oklahoma news briefs for May 6

    From Staff Reports | Published: Fri, May 6, 2016

    Oklahoma news briefs for May 6, 2016

  • Listing of the Week: historic Goff House in El Reno

    Listing of the Week: historic Goff House in El... From staff reports | Published: Fri, May 6, 2016

    The 3,257-square-foot home, former boardinghouse and former bed-and-breakfast inn is at 506 S Evans Ave. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1988. The property has variances for use as a home, B&B or restaurant.