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Home and garden notes for Jan. 26

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To submit items, call Melissa Howell at 475-3770 or send email to mhowell@oklahoman.com. Reference “Home and garden calendar.” Please submit items at least 10 days before publication.

Meetings

Oklahoma City Council of Garden Clubs, 9:30 a.m. Feb. 8, Will Rogers Exhibition Center, 3400 NW 36. Snacks provided.

Oklahoma Organic Gardening Association, 7 p.m. Feb. 22, OSU Agriculture Resource Center, 400 N Portland Ave., Room 196. Presentation will be by Haldor Howard on “Our Market Garden, Techniques inspired by Jean Martin Fortier.” Free and open to the public.

Oklahoma City Daylily Club and Central Oklahoma Daylily Society, noon Feb. 23, Will Rogers Exhibition Center, 3400 NW 36. Covered dish lunch and program. All are welcome.

Workshops

MYRIAD BOTANICAL GARDENS

The following workshops are located at Myriad Botanical Gardens 301 W Reno. Prices vary. Call 445-7080, or go to www.myriadgardens.org for information or to register.

Garden Potpourri, 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday, second floor conference room and garden grounds. Best for ages 6 to 10. Cost is $6 for members, $8 for nonmembers.

Guided Walking Tour, 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday. Meet in the Visitor Center, south end of the Crystal Bridge. Free. Adults, children and leashed dogs welcome.

OKLAHOMA COUNTY COOPERATIVE EXTENSION SERVICE

The following workshop is presented by the Oklahoma County Cooperative Extension Service, 2500 NE 63. Fees vary. Call 713-1125 or go online to http://oces.okstate.edu/oklahoma for more information.

Step into Spring, 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Feb. 15. Learn about early spring planting, pruning, lawn care, landscape water needs, vegetable garden preparation and other timely topics. In addition, the Oklahoma County Cooperative Extension registered dietitian will demonstrate how to prepare healthy seasonal recipes, provide a food tasting and offer a seasonal recipe collection. Registration fee is $5.

OKLAHOMA MASTER GARDENERS

Home Gardening 101, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Feb. 16, 23 and March 3, Oklahoma County Cooperative Extension Service, 2500 NE 63. Call 713-1125. Bring a sack lunch. Cost is $75. For more information, call 713-1125 or email okmganswers@gmail.com.

Events

Oklahoma Gardening School: Growing Beautiful, Successful and Low-Maintenance Herb Gardens, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 9, Devon Energy Auditorium, 333 West Sheridan Ave. Cost is $40 for members; $70 for nonmembers; $25 for students with ID. Optional $15 box lunch provided. Register by March 5. Call 445-7080, or go to www.myriadgardens.org.

HELPLINE

For answers to horticulture questions, call the Oklahoma County Cooperative Extension at 713-1125, 8 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. Monday-Friday and ask to speak to a Master Gardener. Questions via email may be sent to okmganswers@gmail.com.

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