Oklahoma City area home and garden notes

Oklahoma City area home and garden notes for April 7.
Oklahoman Published: April 5, 2014
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CALENDAR

For more information, call the phone number or use the e-mail address provided. To submit items, call Melissa Howell at 475-3770 or send e-mail to mhowell@opubco.com. Reference “Home and garden calendar.” Please submit items at least 10 days before publication.

MEETINGS

•Midwest City Council of Garden Clubs, 1 p.m. Saturday at Rubye Atkinson Center, 422 Russell Drive, Midwest City. Hosting is Bouquet Garden Club. Program is “Patchbook Grazing.” Speaker is Oklahoma State University graduate student Emily Hiatt.

•Central Oklahoma Bonsai Society, 7 p.m. Tuesday at Will Rogers Exhibition Center, 3400 NW 36. Program is TBA. Visitors welcome. Call 905-9154.

•Oklahoma Rose Society, 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Will Rogers Park Garden Center, 36th and Portland. Presentation on hobby greenhouses by Rodd Moesel. Refreshments served.

•Oklahoma City Council of Garden Clubs, 10 a.m. Friday, Will Rogers Exhibition Center, 3400 NW 36. Registration is at 9:30 a.m. Hosted by Central Oklahoma Hemerocallis Society. Program is “Water Gardening in Oklahoma.” Call 528-7687.

WORKSHOPS

•Three-season plant border design, 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Terrace Room at Myriad Botanical Gardens, 301 W Reno. Learn tips and tricks for designing a planting bed to look fabulous from spring until the frosts of fall. Participants will design own beds based off the principles and ideas discussed. Fee is $22 for nonmembers, $18 for members. Call 297-3995 or visit oklahomacitybotanicalgardens.com.

•Lawn management seminar, 1:30 to 3 p.m. April 17, Oklahoma County Cooperative Extension Service, 930 N Portland. Still time to get started maintaining your lawn so that it will flourish throughout the summer. Attend this free seminar to learn how. No registration required. Free. Call 713-1125.

•Third Thursday Lecture Series: Vertical Gardening, 6 to 7 p.m. April 17, Oklahoma County Cooperative Extension Service, 930 N Portland. Sponsored by Oklahoma County Master Gardeners. No pre-registration required. Free. Call 713-1125.

•Earth Day focus on sustainability with Thomas Bowman, 7 to 8:30 p.m. April 22, OSU Agriculture Resource Center, 400 N Portland. Bowman is interim director for the City of Oklahoma City’s Office of Sustainability, which is responsible for enhancing the city’s energy efficiency efforts and promoting sustainability throughout the organization and the community. Sponsored by the Oklahoma Horticulture Society. This event is accessible to people with disabilities.

EVENTS

•Central Oklahoma Hemerocallis Society (Daylily Club) Spring Daylily Sale, 8 a.m. until sold out, Saturday April 12, Will Rogers Exhibition Center, 3400 NW 36. Call 321-4170 or 550-7632.

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