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  • Garden clubs host festival in Oklahoma City

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Wed, Jun 4, 2014

    The Oklahoma City Council of Garden Clubs held its Garden Festival in the Park at Will Rogers Gardens.

  • Oklahoma City area community news in brief

    Updated: Mon, Jun 2, 2014

    Oklahoma City area community news in brief.

  • Neighboring states outpace Oklahoma home price appreciation

    BY RICHARD MIZE, Real Estate Editor | Updated: Sat, May 31, 2014

    Considering the housing booms and busts in most big cities in the region, the first-quarter stats from the Federal Housing Finance Agency aren’t surprising.

  • Andrea Choate joins Prudential Alliance

    Published: Sat, May 31, 2014

    Prudential Alliance gains an associate.

  • Oklahoma City area home sales, construction slow this year

    BY RICHARD MIZE, Real Estate Editor | Published: Sat, May 31, 2014

    Realtors say financial regulations are frustrating sales and builders say a shortage of residential lots that are stymieing construction.

  • Oklahoma City area home and garden notes

    Published: Sat, May 31, 2014

    Oklahoma City area home and garden notes for Saturday, May 31.

  • Norman Farm Market offers fresh produce

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Wed, May 28, 2014

    The Norman Farm Market is open for business from 8 a.m. to noon Saturdays and 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays.

  • Made in Oklahoma Festival set Saturday in Midwest City

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Wed, May 28, 2014

    The Made in Oklahoma Wine, Beer and Food Festival is Saturday in Midwest City.

  • Oklahoma City area home and garden notes for May 24

    Published: Sat, May 24, 2014

    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@opubco.com. Reference “Home and garden calendar.” Please submit items at least 10 days before publication. MEETINGS •OKLAHOMA HORTICULTURE SOCIETY, 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, OSU Agriculture Resource Center, 400 N Portland. Program is “Oklahoma Proven Ornamentals.” David Hillock will speak on those plants deemed worthy of the Oklahoma Proven Designation for 2014. •APOGON IRIS GARDEN CLUB, noon luncheon Wednesday, 1941 NW 17. Hosted by P. Sullens and T. Bohlman. Program is “How does my Garden Grow or Survive a Hot Dry Summer.

  • Rodd Moesel: Plenty of time to grow container-grown plants

    Published: Sat, May 24, 2014

    Container-grown plants can be planted year-round and we are currently in the middle of the prime spring planting season. You can plant color annuals, perennials, warm season vegetables, shrubs, trees, Bermuda grass lawns, container gardens now and enjoy a high success rate with your plantings. In another month we will have to focus more of our attention on watering and battling the insects, but now we can make a huge impact by planting new plant materials. We plant annuals and vegetables to enjoy now as we feed our stomachs and our souls. We plant perennials, shrubs and trees to enjoy now but really as an investment in the future to enjoy in the years and decades ahead as they grow more impressive with time.

  • Edmond's reputation attracts retirees to new neighborhood

    BY JIM STAFFORD, For The Oklahoman | Published: Sat, May 24, 2014

    Parkview neighborhood is a gated community of single-family homes for adults 55 and older

  • Listing of the Week: 13100 SW 5, Yukon

    Published: Sat, May 24, 2014

    The 1,889-square-foot home has three bedrooms, two baths, one living room, one dining areas and an attached two-car garage.

  • At Home with Marni Jameson: Hello stranger, here are my keys: Developing contractor trust

    Published: Sat, May 24, 2014

    “Morning, Scott,” I say through a sheet of opaque plastic that hangs like a shower curtain between my kitchen and the adjacent eating area, which is under construction. “Morning, Marni,” comes his answer from the other side of the flimsy veneer. “What’s happening today?” “Insulation.” Few people are more comfortable having strange men in their homes and a Dumpster in their driveway than I am. I’m not bragging here, just observing that being a serial home improver has made me oddly blase about making my morning coffee while wearing a robe and wet hair and conversing with practical strangers in my kitchen.

  • Oklahoma news briefs for May 21

    Published: Wed, May 21, 2014

    Oklahoma news briefs for May 21, 2014

  • Q&A on Collecting: Cheshire Cheese was popular inn in England

    BY ANNE MCCOLLAM, For The Oklahoman | Published: Mon, May 19, 2014

    Q&A on Collecting: Anne McCollam answers readers’ questions about the value of their antiques.