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Home and garden notes for Feb. 2

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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. Friday, Will Rogers Exhibition Center, 3400 NW 36.

Central Oklahoma Bonsai Society, 7 p.m. Feb. 12, Will Rogers Exhibition Center, 3400 NW 36.

Oklahoma Organic Gardening Association, 7 p.m. Feb. 22, OSU Agriculture Resource Center, 400 N Portland Ave., Room 196.

Oklahoma City Daylily Club and Central Oklahoma Daylily Society, noon Feb. 23, Will Rogers Exhibition Center, 3400 NW 36.

Workshops

OKLAHOMA COUNTY COOPERATIVE EXTENSION SERVICE

The following workshop is presented by the Oklahoma County Cooperative Extension Service, 2500 NE 63. Call 713-1125, or go 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. 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 Native Plant Society is hosting its annual “Indoor-Outing,” Feb. 9, McLoud High School, 1100 W Seikel Blvd., McLoud. To register, go to oknativeplants.org, or email plantsxtimber@yahoo.com.

Heather Holm, award-winning author of two books will present “Forget Television: The Real Entertainment is Happening Outside in Your Pollinator-Friendly Yard” at 2 p.m. March 2 in the Allied Health Auditorium at 440 N Portland Ave. Admission is free. For more information, go to oknativeplants.org.

Oklahoma Gardening School: Growing Beautiful, Successful and Low-Maintenance Herb Gardens, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 9, Devon Energy Auditorium, 333 W 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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