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Oklahoma City area home and garden notes for June 7

Oklahoman Published: June 7, 2014


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 Reference “Home and garden calendar.” Please submit items at least 10 days before publication.


•CENTRAL OKLAHOMA BONSAI SOCIETY, 7 p.m. Tuesday, Will Rogers Exhibition Center, 3400 NW 36. Program is “Fertilizing and Watering Bonsai Trees,” presented by Keith Warren. Visitors welcome.


•JR. MASTER GARDENER CLASS, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Thursday and June 21, Oklahoma County Cooperative Extension Service, 930 N Portland. Youths ages 8 to 11 can learn about the many things gardening has to offer through this hands-on workshop. Class is offered Thursday or June 21 and is limited to 20. Pre-registration is due by Tuesday. Call 713-1125.

•THIRD THURSDAY GARDENING: GREAT PLANTS FOR OKLAHOMA, 6 to 7 p.m. June 19, Oklahoma County Cooperative Extension Service, 930 N Portland. Free. Call 713-1125.

•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. Gamble has grown plants year-round for 14 years, and produces vegetables, herbs and flowers organically on her 1.5 acre suburban farm. Call 297-3995. Free to the public.


•CENTRAL OKLAHOMA BONSAI SOCIETY SHOW AND SALE, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, Will Rogers Exhibition Center, 3400 NW 36. Daily demonstrations. Sales and bazaar area.

•DAYLILY SHOW AND SALE, 1 to 4 p.m. June 14, Will Rogers Exhibition Center, 3400 NW 36, presented by the Central Oklahoma Hemerocallis Society. Call 321-4170 or 550-7632.

•SPLENDOR IN THE GARDENS, June 19, 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.


•EDMOND FARMER’S MARKET, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays through October, Wednesday Markets including 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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