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Oklahoma City area home and garden notes for June 21

Oklahoman Published: June 21, 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

Apogon Iris Garden Club, 10 a.m. Wednesday, 3421 NW 19. Garden brunch will be served. Hosts are D. Treat and K. Brian. Program and tour is “How Does Diana’s Garden Grow.” Roll call is “What Is Your Favorite Rose and Why.”

Oklahoma Horticulture Society, 7 p.m. Wednesday, 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.

Central Oklahoma Beekeepers Association, 7 p.m. June 26, Oklahoma County Cooperative Extension Service, 930 N Portland. Discussion will include dilemmas facing bees and beekeepers, including diseases and disease control. All interested in this fascinating activity are welcome to attend.

WORKSHOPS

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

BROWN BAG LUNCH SPEAKER SERIES: ORGANIC VEGETABLE GARDENING, noon to 1:30 p.m. Thursday, 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. Gamble has grown year-round for 14 years and produces vegetables, herbs and flowers organically on her 1.5 acre suburban farm. After a brief talk about Oklahoma vegetable gardening she will answer gardening questions. Call 297-3995. Free to the public

MARKETS

EDMOND FARMER’S MARKET, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays through October, Wednesday Markets includes Junior Market, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. through Aug. 13, Festival Market Place, 26 W. 1.

MIDTOWN MARKET AT SAINTS, 1 p.m. to sunset, Fridays through October, northeast corner of NW 9 and Walker. Operated by Urban Agrarian.

OSU-OKC MARKET, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday and Saturdays year round, OSU Agriculture Resource Center, 400 N Portland.

NORMAN FARM MARKET, 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays and 8 a.m. to noon Saturdays through October, Cleveland County Fairgrounds, 601 E Robinson, Norman.

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