Oklahoma Home and Garden News and Features

  • Gardening Tip of Month: Too much rain causes big garden problems

    Published: Sat, Jun 6, 2015

    With record rainfall in May, the drought may be gone but new problems have arisen for most gardeners. In June 1989, another month of record heavy rainfall in Oklahoma City, Loretta Aaron had these words of wisdom for gardeners faced with too much rain: • Get oxygen to the roots. When it...

  • Rodd Moesel: It's time to start paying attention to watering, mulching

    Published: Sat, Jun 6, 2015

    We are finally getting some sunny weather without daily rains and the weather feels a lot like early May instead of early June in Oklahoma. As dry as we have been in Oklahoma the last few years and as much as so many have prayed for rain, it takes a lot for us to be happy about June days when...

  • At Home with Marni Jameson: 10 staging secrets to selling

    By Marni Jameson | Published: Sat, Jun 6, 2015

    When the idea of staging his house to sell came up, DC knew better than to question me. An HGTV devotee, he was tuned in to the power of staging. He had also watched me, in the 14 months he’d known me, stage three very different houses. But, he admittedly didn’t have the faintest idea how to...

  • Drought-tolerant garden opens at Oklahoma City Zoo

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Sat, Jun 6, 2015

    Besides conservation, the goal of the garden is to show people how attractive the drought-tolerant plant selections in Oklahoma can be.

  • Festival of Homes kicks off in Moore, Norman, in Oklahoma

    BY TIM FALL, For The Oklahoman | Published: Sat, Jun 6, 2015

    Thirty-five new houses are open for viewing in the event organized by the Builders Association of South Central Oklahoma and the Moore Home Builders Association.