Oklahoma City area home and garden notes for June 21

Oklahoma City area home and garden notes for June 21.
Oklahoman Published: June 14, 2014
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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 p.m. June 25, OSU Agriculture Resource Center, 400 N Portland. TLC Nursery Landscape plant specialist Cindy Townsend will give a presentation on “Plants for the Butterfly Garden.” Refreshments and door prizes. Free.

WORKSHOPS

THIRD THURSDAY GARDENING: GREAT PLANTS FOR OKLAHOMA, 6 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Oklahoma County Cooperative Extension Service, 930 N Portland. Master Gardener and plant expert Schroeder Wilson will discuss which plants to plant in your challenging Oklahoma sites and which great plants will attract all-important pollinators. Free. For more information, contact an Oklahoma County Master Gardener at 713-1125 or okmganswers@gmail.com.

BONUS FRIDAY LECTURE: POLINATORS, 6 to 7 p.m. Friday, Oklahoma County Cooperative Extension Service, 930 N Portland. In conjunction with National Pollinator Week, Oklahoma Master Gardeners Association will present information on how to attract, nurture and protect the valuable pollinators we need to grow crops, vegetables, flowers and plants of all kinds. For more information, contact an Oklahoma County Master Gardener at 713-1125 or okmganswers@gmail.com.

BROWN BAG LUNCH SPEAKER SERIES: ORGANIC VEGETABLE GARDENING, noon to 1:30 p.m. June 26, second floor conference room, Myriad Botanical Gardens, 301 W Reno. Kamala Gamble, owner and proprietor at Guildford Gardens, will lead this short lecture with ample time for discussion. Call 297-3995. Free to the public

EVENTS

DAYLILY SHOW AND SALE, 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Will Rogers Exhibition Center, 3400 NW 36, presented by the Central Oklahoma Hemerocallis Society. Call 321-4170 or 550-7632.

SPLENDOR IN THE GARDENS, Thursday, Myriad Botanical Gardens, 301 W Reno. Evening will include a VIP sponsor reception, followed by a farm-to-table feast served at the Great Lawn. Drinks and dancing will follow dinner. Sponsorships are available for $500 per couple. Individual tickets available. Call 297-3995.

CENTRAL OKLAHOMA CACTUS AND SUCCULENT SOCIETY ANNUAL SHOW AND SALE, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 21 and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 22, Will Rogers Exhibition Center, 3400 NW 36. Free. Call 737-1831 or email Cactibud@cox.net.