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Home and garden notes for Feb. 9

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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

Central Oklahoma Bonsai Society, 7 p.m. Tuesday, Will Rogers Exhibition Center, 3400 NW 36. Visitors welcome.

Oklahoma Orchid Society, 7 p.m. Feb. 17, Will Rogers Exhibition Center, 3400 NW 36. Visitors welcome.

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

Oklahoma Gardeners Association, 9:30 a.m. to noon March 6, Will Rogers Exhibition Center, 3400 NW 36. Open to the public.

Workshops

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. Friday. Learn about early spring planting, pruning, lawncare, 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.

OKLAHOMA GARDENERS ASSOCIATION

Propagation workshop: Seeds and cuttings and planting new spring selections, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. March 9, Will Rogers Exhibition Center, 3400 NW 36. No registration required.

Events

Oklahoma Native Plant Society is hosting its annual “Indoor-Outing,” Saturday at McLoud High School, 1100 W Seikel Blvd., McLoud. Go to oknativeplants.org or email plantsxtimber@ yahoo.com to register.

“Forget Television-The Real Entertainment is Happening Outside in Your Pollinator-Friendly Yard” will be presented 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 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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