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Upcoming Events for Oklahoma

To submit your gardening event to our staff, submit it using our contact form or send an email to calendar@statebystategardening.com.

 

 

April

 

April Tulsa
TGC Classes
TulsaGarden Center

The Tulsa Garden Center is exploding with great classes and activities for a wide variety of interests.
April 3, 10, 17, 24 – Tai Chi class
April 4, 11, 25 – Let’s Talk Gardening
April 11 – Pests and Diseases of Tulsa Gardens
April 15 – Veggies
April 18 – Beekeeping
April 25 – Creating a Monarch Waystation
For more information, call 918-746-5125 or visit tulsagardencenter.com.

 

April 7 & 8, Tulsa
SpringFest Garden Market and Festival
Tulsa Garden Center

Activities for children, vendors with plants and garden related products, and a tent where the Linnaeus Gardeners share extra plants from their personal gardens (often unusual plants you can’t obtain through nurseries). Keep in mind the best selection is found early in the day. 9 a.m.-6 p.m. each day. For more information, call 918-746-5125.

 

April 8, Tulsa
Herb Day in Brookside

A small herb festival with a lot to offer – thousands of tomato, herb, vegetable, flower, and native plants. Other vendors offer garden related items like baskets, birdhouses, soaps, wine, pottery and more! 9 a.m.-5 p.m. For more information, call 918-260-7680 or email pat.kroblin@gmail.com.

 

April 8, Tulsa
Rainfall, Natives, and Soil Health
Grogg's Green Barn

Join guest speaker Jean from the Oklahoma Conservation Commission as she talks about Oklahoma natives, rainfall, and the importance of soil health. 1 p.m. The class is free, but an RSVP is requested. For more information, call 918-994-4222 or visit www.groggsgreenbarn.com.

 

April 9, Tulsa
Pedal for Petals
Tulsa Botanic Garden

Join fellow cycling enthusiasts as Tulsa Botanic Blooms with spring bulbs, flowering trees and shrubs and more. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. For more information, call 918-289-0330 or visit tulsabotanic.org.

 

April 11, Stillwater
Tuesday Gardening Series
Educational Building at The Botanic Garden

“Garlic, Onions and Perennials”are the topics for the evening. The Tuesday Gardening Series is a hands-on program designed to walk someone through the complete gardening experience. 6-7:30 p.m. Fees and registration: free but please call or email if you plan to attend. For more information, call Keith Reed at 405-747-8320 or email keith.reed@okstate.edu.

 

April 15, Jenks
Jenks Herb and Plant Festival
Main Street

More than 100 booths filled with a variety of locally grown herbs and plants, garden decorations, and much more. Vendors will also be on hand with booths filled to the brim with Oklahoma wine, garden and home decor, jewelry, arts and crafts, birdhouses, bath and body products, and more. 8 a.m.-4 p.m. For more information, call 918-299-2311, email jenksgardenclub@gmail.com, or visit jenksgardenclub.com.

 

April 22, Sand Springs
28th Annual Herbal Affair & Festival
Downtown Sand Springs

More than 100 vendors selling herbs, perennials, natives, and heirloom plants, along with herbal products, gardening supplies and décor, and more. Rain or shine. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. For more information, call 918-241-2630 or visit sandspringsok.org/herbalaffair.

 

April 29, Tulsa
Tasty Tomatoes and Summer Veggies
Grogg's Green Barn

Grogg’s team will teach you the simple do’s and don’ts of tomatoes and other summer veggies as well as talk about great companions and varieties to grow in our area. 1 p.m. The class is free, but an RSVP is requested. For more information, call 918-994-4222 or visit groggsgreenbarn.com.

 

May

 

May Tulsa
The Tulsa Garden Center hosts many area garden clubs and they often hold shows and sales.

Here are a few:
May 5-6 – Oklahoma Urban & Sustainable Garden plant sale
May 6 – Tulsa Perennial Society plant sale
May 6-7 – Green Country Bonsai show & sale
May 13-14 – Tulsa Area Iris Society show & sale
May 13-14 – Tulsa Garden Club flower show
May 20 – Tulsa Rose Society flower show
May 20-21 – Cacti Society show & sale

 

May 2, 9, 23, 30, Tulsa
Let’s Talk Gardening
Tulsa Garden Center

Bring your Bag Lunch to the Tulsa Garden Center and join a group of people that share an interest in gardening. The subjects are chosen by attendees the previous week. Gardeners can ask questions, share information, have an occasional “hands on” demonstration, visit the gardens, and have an interesting and lovely place to eat a take-out lunch.”Noon-1 p.m. For more information, call 918-746-5125 or visit TulsaGardenCenter.com.

 

May 6 & 20, Stillwater
Open House
The Botanic Garden

Ambassadors are available on the first and third Saturday from May through October during the Open House. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. For more information, visit botanicgarden.okstate.edu.

 

May 6, Tulsa
Butterfly Gardens & Habitat
Grogg's GreenBarn

Whether you want to learn how to attract butterflies to you garden or create a butterfly habitat this class is for you! Guest speaker Karen Watkins is a master gardener and Linneaus Gardener who knows the ins and outs of creating the perfect space for this beautiful pollinator. 1 p.m. For more information, call 918-994-4222 or visit groggsgreenbarn.com.

 

May 10, Stillwater
Tuesday Gardening Series
Educational Building at The Botanic Garden

Container gardening and rain barrels are the topics for the evening. Going over the basics of planting and managing containers and of rain barrel water collection. It will culminate with a rain barrel being raffled. 6-7:30 p.m. FREE but please call or email the Payne County Extension office if you plan to attend. For more information, contact: Keith Reed at 405-747-8320 or email keith.reed@okstate.edu.

 

May 12, Various Public Gardens
National Public Gardens Day

The public is invited to come out and enjoy the amazing botanic gardens we have in Oklahoma and celebrate National Public Garden Day. Tulsa Garden Center and The Botanic Garden in Stillwater are among those planning celebrations.

In Stillwater, the celebration will conclude with a concert from 5:45 p.m.-7:30 p.m. at The Botanic Garden.

 

May 13, Tulsa
The DIG – Day in the Garden
Tulsa Botanic Garden

Bring family and friends to enjoy the Children's Discovery Garden! Food and drinks, music from Desi and Cody, and activities for children of all ages including face painting, train rides, crafts, and more. Proceeds benefit their Children’s Discovery Garden. 4-7 p.m. For more information, call 918-289-0330 or visit tulsabotanic.org.

 

May 20 & 21, Tulsa
Wildlife Habitat Garden Tour and Plant Sale
Various Locations

The Tulsa Audubon Society is holding its unique, annual tour of local gardens and yards that have been turned into animal-friendly spaces, along with a plant sale from companies featuring native and wildlife friendly plants. Tickets are $6 per person (children 13 and under are free) and will be available at each of the homes (and online) so there is not one "starting place." Saturday 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Sunday noon-5 p.m. Rain or shine. For more information, contact John Kennington, johnkennington@gmail.com, 918-809-6325 or visit tulsaaudubon.org.

 

State-by-State Gardening assumes no responsibility for the accuracy of listed events. It is recommended that you verify the date, time and location of any event you plan to attend.